Thea Goodman at Chicago Sunday Salon May 22 Reading
Thea Goodman is the author of the novel, THE SUNSHINE WHEN SHE’S GONE. (Published by Henry Holt and co. 2013) The book was favorably reviewed in The New York Times, Vogue, Town and Country, and Publisher’s Weekly and was featured on The New York Time’s blog, The Motherlode and NPR’s Weekend Edition. She is the author of numerous short stories that have appeared in New England Review, Other Voices and Columbia among other venues and is the winner of a Pushcart Prize Special Mention and the Columbia Fiction Award. Thea Goodman was born in New York City, studied at Sarah Lawrence College and earned and MFA at Brooklyn College, CUNY. She lives in Chicago with her family and is a lecturer in the creative writing department at The University of Chicago. She’s currently at work on a collection of short stories, personal essays and a new novel set in Cuba of the 1930s.