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Visiting Writer’s Series – Eric Goodman

Five time novelist, Eric Goodman will have a reading at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 14 in the Regency Room of the UC.

There will be a Q & A with the writer at 3:30 p.m. that day at the GBC.

Goodman is the author of five novels, including In Days of Awe and Child of My Right Hand, which won a 2004 Book of the Year Award from Foreword Magazine. He has been awarded three Ohio Arts Council fellowships and residencies at the Headland Center for the Arts, the Ragdale Foundation and the MacDowell Colony.

His work appears in GQ, Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine, Travel & Leisure, Saveur, and several anthologies. For the past decade, Goodman has directed the undergraduate and graduate creative writing program at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. During that time he has organized and staged three major literary festivals: Diversity in African American Poetry; Translating Cultures: Latin American and Latina/o Writers Festival; and Miami Bicentennial Writers Festival.