Kevin Goodan was born in Montana and raised on the Flathead Indian Reservation where his stepfather and brothers are tribal members. Goodan earned his BA from the University of Montana and worked as a firefighter for ten years with the U.S. Forest Service before receiving his MFA from University of Massachusetts-Amherst in 2004. He has taught at the University of Connecticut and has served as Visiting Writer at Wesleyan University. He has authored six books of poetry, including In The Ghost-House Acquainted, Anaphora, and Spot Weather Forecast.
Session: Along Every Fire
Former elite firefighter Kevin Goodan reads from his latest poetry collection Spot Weather Forecast. This electrifying work, a follow-up to Goodan’s eye-opening Anaphora, “details the immediacy of the firefighter’s life while offering transcendent reflection on time’s passage and our being in the world.” Library Journal
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