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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Thea Goodman  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1969 in New York, NewYork


-- Website -- http://www.theagoodman.com
-- Thea Goodman on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=thea++goodman


Illinois Connection

Thea Goodman now lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Thea Goodman’s short stories have appeared in New England Review, Other Voices, Columbia, Confrontation and The Brooklyn Review among other journals and have been anthologized in 110 Stories, New York Writes After September Eleventh (NYU Press, 2002). She is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize Special Mention, the Columbia Fiction Award and residency fellowships at The Ragdale Foundation and The Corporation of Yaddo. Thea holds an MFA from Brooklyn College, CUNY and has taught writing at New York University, The New School University and The Writing Program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.Originally from New York City, she and her family now live in Chicago. The Sunshine When She’s Gone is her first novel.


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Awards

  • Columbia Fiction,
  • The Sunshine When She's Gone

  • Pushcart Prize Special Mention ,
  • The Sunshine When She's Gone

    Speaking Engagements

    Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

    For appearances related to Thea Goodmans debut novel The Sunshine When Shes Gone, contact Henry Holt & Company at Publicity@hholt.com