Eric Goodman

Ohio, United States

Member Since: 08/22/2012

Eric Goodman is the author of five published novels, including Twelfth and Race, which was published in 2012 by the University of Nebraska Press Flyover Fiction series and Child of My Right Hand, which won a Book of the Year award for best gay and lesbian fiction. His work has been awarded three Ohio Arts Council fellowships and residencies at the Headland Center for the Arts, the Ragdale Foundation and MacDowell. He is the principal lyricist for Kevin Kane and the Grifters, whose new CD, Dangerous World, has recently been released by BiCoastal Music. He teaches creative writing at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.



  • Twelfth and Race , University of Nebraska Press (March 1, 2012)
  • Child of My Right Hand , Sourcebooks (April 1, 2004)


  • Professor of Creative Writing at Miami University (August 1991 - )


  • Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Yale University (May 1975)
  • Master of Arts in Creative Writing from Stanford University (June 1979)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Screenwriting