Brad-Gooch-is-the-author-of-Flannery:-A-Life-of-Flannery-O’Connor-(Little,-Brown,-2009.)-His-previous-books-include-City-Poet:-The-Life-and-Times-of-Frank-O’Hara;-as-well-as-Godtalk:-Travels-in-Spiritual-America;-three-novels–Scary-Kisses,-The-Golden-Age-of-Promiscuity,-Zombie00;-a-collection-of-stories,-Jailbait-and-Other-Stories,-chosen-by-Donald-Barthelme-for-a-Pushcart-Foundation-Writer’s-Choice-Award;-a-collection-of-poems,-The-Daily-News;-and-two-memoirs,-Finding-the-Boyfriend-Within-and-Dating-the-Greek-Gods.

His-work-has-been-featured-in-numerous-magazines-including:-The-New-Republic,-The-New-Yorker,-Vanity-Fair,-New-York-Magazine,-Travel-and-Leisure,-Partisan-Review,-The-Paris-Review,-The-Los-Angeles-Times-Book-Review,-Art-Forum,-Harper’s-Bazaar,-The-Nation,-and-regularly-on-The-Daily-Beast.

A-Guggenheim-fellow-in-Biography,-he-has-received-a-National-Endowment-for-the-Humanities-fellowship,-and-a-Furthermore-grant-in-publishing-from-the-J.M.-Kaplan-Fund.

A-professor-of-English-at-William-Paterson-University,-he-earned-his-PhD-at-Columbia-University,-and-lives-in-New-York-City.