Eric Durchholz

Graphic Designer, Author

1972 –


Who is Eric Durchholz?

Eric Durchholz is an American author, 3-D and multimedia graphic artist, and former Internet radio host. Publishing under his legal name, Eric Durchholz, he also writes under the pseudonyms Jaya Mangelou and Beau Ratliffe, A gay writer, Durchholz has stated that he draws on childhood experiences and memories of growing up as a bullied gay youth in his writing.

A recognized name and personality in gay pop culture and fiction, he has spoken at seminars and been interviewed on the Starz! network. At one time a prolific Internet radio host, Durchholz did a live netcast during the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Durchholz also contributed in part to Camgirls: Celebrity and Community in the Age of Social Networks by Theresa M. Senft.

Durchholz is perhaps best known for his first novel, The Promise of Eden. He is also the author of Just Publish Some of my Poetry 'Fore I Diiie, The Fabulous Second Coming, Off Tha Chain, iNVERSION, 3dboys 4, Eric: A True Story and several other novels and coffee table books. In 2009 Durchholz published the experimental fiction novel HEARTLESS. Some of his books list "William Eric Durchholz" as the copyright owner.

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Jun 25, 1972

on July 23, 2013


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