erik-very_smallAward-winning screenwriter, playwright, and novelist Erik Tarloff is the author of the national best-seller Face-Time, All Our Yesterdays, and The Man Who Wrote the Book, named  one of the memorable books of the year by The New York Times. He has contributed reviews and articles to Earth, The New York Times, The Washington PostThe San Francisco Chronicle Book Review, Working Woman, Washingtonian Magazine, San Francisco Magazine, Vogue, Salon, The American Prospect, and The Financial Times. His new novel, The Woman in Black will be released in March 2019.

The Woman in Black is the Spinal Tap of oral histories―a delicious satire, but also very touching. Relive Hollywood’s Golden Era as told by the people who should have been there. Inventive, funny, moving―don’t wait for the movie. Read The Woman in Black.”

―Ken Levine, writer, producer, and Emmy Award winner for M*A*S*H, Cheers , and Frasier

“A hell of a story. A teenaged kid in the Midwest becomes an aspiring actor in New York, a movie star in Hollywood, and an enigmatic mystery in the end. Who was he? Nobody saw him in the same way. I loved it.”

―David Webb Peoples, screenwriter of Blade Runner and Unforgiven