Jeffrey Overstreet

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Jeffrey Overstreet
BornPortland, Oregon, United States
  • Novelist
  • movie critic
  • teacher
GenreScience fiction, fantasy
Notable worksAuralia's Colors, Through a Screen Darkly

Jeffrey Overstreet is a novelist, film critic, and professor who resides in Shoreline, Washington.


Overstreet teaches at Seattle Pacific University. His film reviews have been published in Paste, Image: A Journal of the Arts and Religion, Christianity Today, Risen, and Seattle Pacific University's Response magazine.[1] His work has also been highlighted in TIME magazine.[2] In 2007, Overstreet received the Spiritus Award at the City of the Angels Film Festival in recognition of his writing on cinema.[3]

Critical reception[edit]

Through A Screen Darkly earned a "Starred Review" from Publishers Weekly.[4] Filmmaker Darren Aronofsky has said of the book that it is "Inspirational ... sometimes all of us forget that love for movies, that internal spark inside us that movies lit, and your book is going to remind many of us about it."[5]

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • — (2007). Auralia's Colors. Waterbrook Press. ISBN 978-1-4000-7252-1. OCLC 123955154.
  • — (2008). Cyndere's Midnight. WaterBrook. ISBN 978-1-4000-7253-8. OCLC 231834319.
  • — (2010). Raven's Ladder. WaterBrook Press. ISBN 978-1-4000-7467-9. OCLC 779208050.
  • — (2010). Through A Screen Darkly. ReadHowYouWant. ISBN 978-1-4596-3943-0. OCLC 864758913.
  • — (2011). The Ale Boy's Feast. Water Brook Press. ISBN 978-1-4000-7468-6. OCLC 1090210170.


  1. ^ "About Jeffrey Overstreet". June 25, 2012. Retrieved June 23, 2017.
  2. ^ Corliss, Richard (August 9, 2004). "The Gospel According To Spider-Man". TIME. Archived from the original on July 9, 2008. Retrieved June 23, 2017.
  3. ^ "CT Movies Critic Lauded". Christianity Archived from the original on September 10, 2009. Retrieved June 23, 2017.
  4. ^ "Through a Screen Darkly: Looking Closer at Beauty, Truth and Evil in the Movies". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved June 23, 2017.
  5. ^ ""Through a Screen Darkly" - reviews and comments". Archived from the original on October 17, 2008. Retrieved June 23, 2017.

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