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Richard Goodman

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), The Soul of Creative Writing (Transaction Publishers, 2008), French Dirt: The Story of a Garden in the South of France (Algonquin Books, 2002)
Mapping Manhattan (Harry N. Abrams, 2013), Dirt: The Quirks, Habits, and Passions of Keeping House (Seal Press, 2009), The Best Travel Writing 2008 (Traveler's Tales Guides, 2008), In Pieces: An Anthology of Fragmentary Writing (Impassio Press, 2006), High Horse: Contemporary Writing by the MFA Faculty of Spalding University (Fleur-de-lis Press, 2005), Writing Ann Arbor: A Literary Anthology (University of Michigan Press, 2005), The Best Travelers' Tales 2004 (Traveler's Tales Guides, 2004), Travelers' Tales Provence (Traveler's Tales Guides, 2003)
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
Hopwood Award

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Listing last updated: January 4, 2017

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Creative Nonfiction Writer
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Born in:
Dayton, OH
Raised in:
Virginia Beach, VA

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