Kevin Goodan

Along Every Fire
Kevin Goodan

Kevin Goodan

Along Every Fire

Biography

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 AcquaintedAnaphora, and Spot Weather Forecast.

Website: https://www.kevingoodan.com


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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All sessions by Kevin Goodan

Along Every Fire 

Sunday, June 26, 2022
10:00-11:00