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Erik Davis, PhD

Erik Davis is an author, podcaster, award-winning journalist, and popular speaker based in San Francisco. His writings have ranged from rock criticism and cultural analysis to creative explorations of esoteric mysticism and psychedelics. He is author of several books, including “Techgnosis: Myth, Magic and Mysticism in the Age of Information” (Crown, 1998), “The Visionary State: A Journey through California’s Spiritual Landscape” (Chronicle, 2006), “Nomad Codes: Adventures in Modern Esoterica” (Yeti Books, 2010), and the forthcoming tome “High Weirdness: Drugs Esoterica, and Visionary Experience in the Seventies” (MIT, 2019). See more at techgnosis.com.