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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

WOMB Author Invites You to RunGoose.com

If you thought WOMB author Eric D. Goodman's former neighbor Michael Phelps was quick as he racked up Olympic Gold, you’ll be blown away by the Flightless Goose. If you blink, you may miss him. So hurry and check him out at www.RunGoose.com!

Flightless Goose is a new childrens’ book being published this fall by Writers’ Lair Books. Goodman wrote the book and his wife, Nataliya, painted the beautiful watercolor illustrations.

The website is live and the online pond is open for your enjoyment. Jump right in at www.RunGoose.com.

Or, take a gander at the publisher’s page devoted to Flightless Goose at www.writerslairbooks.com/goodman1.html.

Monday, August 25, 2008

WOMB Author Reads at Watermark Gallery

WOMB author Eric D. Goodman will share his work at the Watermark's latest Lit & Art reading.

Come celebrate Labor Day in high bohemian style! On Sunday, August 31 at 2 p.m., the Watermark Gallery in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor continues its Lit and Art series. You’ll find that Lit and Art is a labor of love.

Goodman will be joined by three other local authors at an event which features live music and a surreal art display by Manzar Rassouli-Taylorr.

Started in October 2007, the Lit and Art series provides a unique opportunity to sample a variety of artistic sensibilities. Like previous events in this series, it is free and open to the public. Complimentary wine and refreshments will be served, and audience members will have a chance to share their own work during the open mic session.

The Watermark Gallery is located in the Bank of America Center Skywalk Level, right across from the Inner Harbor, at 100 S. Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland. The phone number is (410) 547-0452.

Learn more about the Watermark at their online gallery.


Learn more about the “Lit and Art” reading event at Writeful.


Wednesday, August 13, 2008

WOMB Author Published in Maryland Anthology

WOMB author Eric D.Goodman is featured in a new anthology of Maryland writers.

New Lines from the Old Line State: An Anthology of Maryland Writers features fiction, poetry, and nonfiction by 29 Maryland authors. It is edited by Allyson E. Peltier.

Eric D. Goodman's story, "Cicadas," follows a man returning to Virginia for the first time in seventeen years to be the best man in his friend’s wedding. The cicadas have returned for the first time in seventeen years as well. Stu believes his friend’s newfound romance is doomed to a cicada cycle — a brief buzz of excitement to be followed by years of mundane monotony.

The new anthology Marylanders have been waiting for is premiering in September at the Baltimore book Festival — the mid-Atlantic’s largest celebration of the literary arts. It will also be available in bookstores and online.