Setting the Family Free unfolds through the innovative use of multiple narratives, news broadcasts, newspaper articles, press conferences, political tapes, and quotes from experts, eyewitnesses, and those closest to the unfolding events. Who are the heroes; who are the victims? Who decides?
Eric D. Goodman is the author of Womb: a novel in utero (Merge Publishing, 2017) and Tracks: A Novel in Stories (Atticus Books, 2011), winner of the 2012 Gold Medal for Best Fiction in the Mid-Atlantic Region from the Independent Publisher Book Awards. He’s also author of Flightless Goose (Writer’s Lair Books, 2008), a storybook for children. More than a hundred of his stories and travelogues have been published in magazines, journals, and periodicals. He’s curator and co-founder of the popular Lit and Art Reading Series and has read frequently from his fiction on Baltimore’s NPR station, at book festivals and at literary events. Eric lives in Baltimore where he writes about wombs, trains, travel, and animals gone wild, among other things.
Copies of Setting the Family Free will be available for purchase and signing after the event.
Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 6:30pm
Roland Park Branch, Meeting Room
5108 Roland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21210