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Connor Goodwin

Connor Goodwin is a writer and critic from Lincoln, Nebraska. His writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The Seattle Times, BOMB, Inside Hook, and elsewhere.

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The Florida Books That Actually Explain America

By sifting through a swamp of stereotypes, authors from the Sunshine State have discovered a national truth

A Wrenching Novel Resurrects the Story of AIDS in Rural America

For decades, queer narratives have overlooked those who returned to the heartland with the disease

What Fiction Like ‘The End of October’ Gets Right (And Wrong) About Pandemics

Lawrence Wright’s new novel about a coronavirus that develops in Indonesia and spreads throughout the world couldn’t be more prescient. It’s also pandemic literature’s clear standard-bearer in terms of accuracy.