Eric Kiefer is an award-winning writer, modern-day troubadour and 15-year factotum.
His debut novel The Soft Exile was named as one of the “Books We Loved in 2012” by the East Bay Express, and his journalism has won commendations that include three NJPA awards and a NJSPJ award. He is also the author of the upcoming e-book, The New Zeitgeist: A Tale from the Zombie Apocalypse. His writing has appeared in The Verona-Cedar Grove Times, Patch.com, The London Sunday Times, Listverse.com, Fiction Vortex and The Foliate Oak, as well as many bathroom walls across America.
As a musician he’s excited about his upcoming concept album, The New Zeitgeist: Songs from the Zombie Apocalypse, and is fresh on the heels of his debut CD, The Spectre and the Dozer. He has appeared at various events, bars and venues such as The Crossroads in New Jersey, the Purple Moon Pub in Vermont, the Red Light Café in Atlanta and the First Rutherford Anti War Rally. He’s also a seasoned (but semi-retired) busker who has anonymously haunted subways and park benches across America.