Goodan's mesmerizing first collection wells out of a deeply lived rural life, with all its beauty and brutality.
Kevin Goodan's first book, In the Ghost-House Acquainted (Alice James Books) won the 2005 L.L. Winship/PEN New England Award. His poems have appeared in Ploughshares and American Poet, among others, and he has taught Creative Writing at the University of Massachusetts, the University of Connecticut, and Wesleyan University. He resides on a small farm in western Massachusetts.