MSAC Individual Artist Award (IAA)2019
Artist StatementThe short story can encompass a moment or a lifetime or both at once, often with a compression as evocative as poetry. My artistic interests are the precise use of language, the exploration of character and event, and the challenges of narrative form. What can be expressed most precisely, or better still, implied in the delight of leaping onward?
Ivy Goodman is the author of two collections of short stories, Heart Failure (University of Iowa
Press) and A Chapter from Her Upbringing (Carnegie Mellon University Press). Her fiction
has appeared in anthologies and many literary magazines, and she is at work on a third