Rebecca Goodman

Rebecca Goodman

Assistant Professor, Instructional Faculty
Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Department of English
University of Southern California, Bachelor of Arts
Chapman University, Master of Fine Arts


Rebecca Goodman’s recent novel Forgotten Night was published by Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2023. Previous fictions include The Surface of Motion (Green Integer, 2008) and Aftersight ( Spuyten Duyvil, 2015). She is co-author of the Freshman Composition Textbook The Assignment: Why Am I Writing This Essay (Fountainhead Press, 2011). She has published in such journals as the Notre Dame Review, Denver Quarterly, and Western Humanities Review. She has presented her work at Beyond Baroque, Notre Dame, the State University of New York at Buffalo, the Sorbonne, the Ukrainian Cultural Institute, and others. She received her B.A. in English and Creative Writing from the University of Southern California (1989) and her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Chapman University (2004).

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

Goodman, Rebecca. Forgotten Night. New York: Spuyten Duyvil Press. 2023
Moscovich, David. "Why Write About The Shoah Now? An Interview With Rebecca Goodman." Rain Taxi Review of Books. Vol. 28 No. 2. Summer 2023.
Scrima, Andrea. "Forgotten Night: Andrea Scrima Interviews Rebecca Goodman." Statorec. Fall 2023.