Richard Goodman

Creative Nonfiction Writer

2468 Dauphine Apt. 2A
New Orleans, LA 70117
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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, The Bicycle Diaries: One New Yorker’s Journey Through 9/11 and The Most Unexpected Thing. 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 Associate Professor of English at the University of New Orleans.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
The Gulf South: An Anthology of Environmental Writing (University Press of Florida, 2021)
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Mapping Manhattan (Harry N. Abrams, 2013)
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Dirt: The Quirks, Habits, and Passions of Keeping House (Seal Press, 2009)
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The Best Travel Writing 2008 (Traveler's Tales Guides, 2008)
Books:
The Electric Pencil: Drawings from Inside State Hospital No. 3 (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016)
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A New York Memoir (Transaction Publishers, 2010)
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The Soul of Creative Writing (Transaction Publishers, 2008)
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French Dirt: The Story of a Garden in the South of France (Algonquin Books, 2002)
Journals:
Alimentum
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Ascent
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Commonweal
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Conclave: A Journal of Character
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Pilgrimage
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Saveur
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The Writer
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Vanity Fair
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Virginian-Pilot
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Writer's Chronicle
Prizes won: 

Hopwood Award

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
French
Born in: 
Dayton, OH
Ohio
Raised in: 
Virginia Beach, VA
Virginia
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Last update: Dec 01, 2021