Artificial Light is the official website of novelist, screenwriter, director, musician and critic James Greer.

Greer was born in Portland, ME on April 23 1971. As a novelist, he's written BAD EMINENCE, THE FAILURE, and ARTIFICIAL LIGHT. He's also written books about R.E.M. and Guided By Voices (a band for which he briefly played bass guitar in the mid-90s), the short fiction collection EVERYTHING FLOWS, and was Senior Editor of SPIN Magazine in its early 90s heyday. As a screenwriter, he's written UNSANE (directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring Claire Foy and Juno Temple) and many other films and TV series. He lives in Los Angeles.