David J. Goodwin
Winter Begins, A Book Tour Ends
Events surrounding “Midnight Rambles” kept this writer busy and content throughout December.
Initial Rambles: A Writer Emerges
A heady few weeks of appearances and events followed the publication of “Midnight Rambles: H. P. Lovecraft in Gotham.”
Pub Day & Launch Party
The pub day for “Midnight Rambles: H. P. Lovecraft in Gotham” has arrived, and events are on the calendar.
Meeting Halloween Readers
This author’s spooky season promises to be fun and hectic with events dedicated to both H. P. Lovecraft and horror.
Autumn Writings & Events
This autumn arrives with writings and events anticipating my new biography on H. P. Lovecraft and New York City.
Nearing “Midnight Rambles”
Although Midnight Rambles: H. P. Lovecraft in Gotham won’t hit bookstore shelves until this November 7, 2023, my book recently enjoyed a banner week. Publishers Weekly published a stellar review, noting that “Goodwin builds his scrupulous account on a thorough reading of Lovecraft’s letters and diaries, and the unsparing portrait that emerges, while unflattering, offers…
The Empty Chair
This past spring, I traveled to London for the very first time. I approached the trip not as a getaway or a vacation but as a pilgrimage to the epicenter of the English-speaking world. For a writer and a humanist such as myself, London represents literature, art, history, architecture, and learning—the foundation of my creative…
Shadows That Never Leave Us
Losing oneself in memories always stands as a perilous exercise. Nostalgia blinkers us to the more painful or uncomfortable details of our past and convinces us to undervalue or ignore the places and people forming our present. Nonetheless, when looking backward, we often recognize a specific individual, happening, or moment that will forever haunt us,…