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Searching for Steinbeck

I’m driving along the Pacific coast in a rented red Ford. It’s a pilgrimage of sorts. I’m headed for Salinas, searching for Steinbeck. The windows are down, the breeze cool, and the scenery sensational: mountains and valleys of dusty brown and crisp green. Another country altogether compared to my home in the east. I’m listening […]

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Loving Lit Mags: Eric D. Goodman

In August 2013, Atticus Books published Paper Dreams: Writers and Editors on the American Literary Magazine, a compilation of the continued history and conversations of the people who love new and interesting literature so much they spend their lives dedicated to sharing it with the world. As an ongoing effort to spread the word, it […]

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Atticus Authors on the Move: Spring Roundup

Atticus Authors on the Move: Spring Roundup

April can be rough. Rain, thunder, bugs finding their way back into your bedroom, spring not quite sure if it wants to be warm, or suddenly drop back to sweater weather right when you’ve finally decided its time to stop dragging that thing around with you because you’ve never put it on. Yes it’s true […]

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Eric D. Goodman: Short Stories Take Skill and Work

Eric D. Goodman: Short Stories Take Skill and Work

ERIC D. GOODMAN ON THE SHORT STORY When I began fiction writing, I used to think the smart thing to do was to tackle the novel straight away. I knew (although I wasn’t exactly right) that a novel could get a power agent and a big-time publisher and transform a writer into a career novelist […]

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Atticus Authors Take the Mid-Atlantic by Storm

Our authors are on a mission to get out there and spread the good word when it comes to their good works (of literature, that is). Last month, Alex Kudera (Fight for Your Long Day) and Eric D. Goodman (Tracks: A Novel in Stories) set out across Pennsylvania and our home state of Maryland, stopping in […]

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Baltimore Writer Eric D. Goodman’s Debut Novel Travels Through the Heart of Baltimore

KENSINGTON, MD — John Waters might be Baltimore’s most famous resident and “The Wire” may serve well as a seedy introduction to outsiders, but Baltimore was noteworthy long before “Hairspray” and David Simon. Creative types have used Baltimore’s rich literary history and colorful characters in their work for years. Now local writer Eric D. Goodman […]

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‘Tracks’ Arrives at the Station June 30: An Interview with the Author

We’ve all been there: stuck on the train, plane or bus, with nothing to do but stare at the strangers around us and imagine their recent heartbreaks, past fame, sordid histories and innermost dreams. Eric D. Goodman, however, has gone the extra mile when it comes to this imaginatively-invasive kind of people watching in his […]

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‘Tracks’ Set to Arrive in the Summer of 2011

‘Tracks’ Set to Arrive in the Summer of 2011

Atticus Elated to Ride the Rails with Goodman and His Debut Novel KENSINGTON, MD — Eric D. Goodman has spent years on the road, reading stories and winning praise from scores of listeners. The long-time Baltimore resident is a versatile writer with a successful weblog, Writeful, a children’s book, Flightless Goose, and a great knack […]

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