Eric Jerome Dickey is an American author born in 1961 in Memphis, Tennessee. Dickey is famous for his books that detail modern African-American life and crime. His books take place in areas such as Los Angeles, the West Indies, and the United Kingdom. Some of his most well known books include Sleeping with Strangers, Dying for Revenge, Walking with Enemies, and Pleasure. In 2007, he was honored at the Glyph Comics Awards with the Fan Award for Best Comic for his book Storm.