Anne Goldman

Coffee Table Talk


Stargazing in the Atomic Age--a collection of creative nonfiction that is part reflection, part critique, part intellectual history and part personal narrative--is forthcoming from the University of Georgia Press in January, 2021.

"Darwin and Dickinson among the Heliotropes," an essay originally published in the Fall/Winter 2018 issue of The Georgia Review, has been named a "notable" in The Best American Essays 2019, edited by Rebecca Solnit and Robert Atwan.

"The Kingdom of the Medusae" (Southwest Review, vol. 101, no. 2) was  named a notable essay in The Best American Essays 2017 and The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2017.

Read the flash fiction, "Hurry Up, Please" on the Tin House blog as well as in The Guardian online, 11/20/16:

"Travels with Jane Eyre" was named a "notable" in both The Best American Essays 2015 and The Best American Travel Writing 2015. A blog about the writing of this piece, "Language Seizing Time," is posted on the Georgia Review's homepage. You can find it here: