Laura Goode

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Laura Goode is the author of a collection of poems, Become a Name (Fathom Books, 2016), and a novel for young adults, Sister Mischief (Candlewick Press, 2011) which was a 2012 Best of the Bay pick by the San Francisco Bay Guardian and a selection of two ALA honor lists. She co- wrote and produced the feature film Farah Goes Bang. Her nonfiction has appeared in BuzzFeed, Longreads, ELLE, Refinery29, New Republic, New York Magazine, Fusion, The Rumpus, Los Angeles Review of Books, The Believer: Logger, IndieWire, and Bright Ideas, where she is a contributing editor.

Stories

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How Publishing My First Novel at Twenty-Five Almost Ruined Me for Life

I thought I was the exception to every rule about writing being a hard living. I got exactly what I deserved.

Mar 27, 2018
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How to Live Without Ecstasy Every Day

On chasing ecstasy, finding tenderness, creating art, and experiencing motherhood.

Mar 15, 2018
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TinyLetter of the Month: Laura Goode, “Rooting for Your Rebirth”

“We live in a sequence of ten thousand birth stories. The best we can do is keep getting born.”

Jun 06, 2017