Richard Goodman

2468 Dauphine Apt. C
New Orleans, LA 70117
(646) 267-0532

Author's Bio

Richard Goodman is the author of French Dirt: The Story of a Garden in the South of France, A New York Memoir, The Soul of Creative Writing and The Bicycle Diaries: One New Yorker’s Journey Through 9/11. He has written on a variety of subjects for many national publications, including The New York Times, Harvard Review, Vanity Fair, Saveur, Commonweal, Creative Nonfiction, River Teeth, Ascent, French Review, and the Michigan Quarterly Review. Richard Goodman is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of New Orleans.

Publications and Prizes

A New York Memoir
(Transaction Publishers, 2010)
, French Dirt: The Story of a Garden in the South of France
(Algonquin Books, 2002)
, The Soul of Creative Writing
(Transaction Publishers, 2008)
Dirt: The Quirks, Habits, and Passions of Keeping House
(Seal Press, 2009)
, High Horse: Contemporary Writing by the MFA Faculty of Spalding University
(Fleur-de-lis Press, 2005)
, In Pieces: An Anthology of Fragmentary Writing
(Impassio Press, 2006)
, Mapping Manhattan
(Harry N. Abrams, 2013)
, The Best Travel Writing 2008
(Traveler's Tales Guides, 2008)
, The Best Travelers' Tales 2004
(Traveler's Tales Guides, 2004)
, Travelers' Tales Provence
(Traveler's Tales Guides, 2003)
, Writing Ann Arbor: A Literary Anthology
(University of Michigan Press, 2005)
Alimentum, Ascent, AWP Chronicle, Chautauqua Literary Journal, Commonweal, Conclave: A Journal of Character, Creative Nonfiction, First Draft: The Journal of the Alabama Writers' Forum, Grand Tour, Harvard Review, Louisville Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, New York Times, Pilgrimage, River Teeth, Saveur, The Rambler, The Writer, Vanity Fair, Virginian-Pilot
Prizes Won: 
Hopwood Award

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Virginia Beach, VA
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Last updated: Jan 04, 2017