Lit Bit: Live Cargo on WYPR’s The Signal

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If you’re in the Baltimore-DC area, tune in to The Signal on WYPR, 88.1 FM at 7 tonight or 1 p.m. Saturday (tomorrow) afternoon. If you’re elsewhere, listen to the program live at


I’ll be reading an abridged version of “Live Cargo” from Tracks: A Novel in Stories. After my reading, stay tuned for details about the upcoming Lit & Art at the Watermark this Sunday.


The Signal is a weekly radio magazine that explores Maryland’s thriving artistic and cultural scene and is produced by Aaron Henkin and Lisa Morgan and hosted by Andy Bienstock for Baltimore’s NPR station, WYPR.


Here’s how WYPR describes my story.


Holocaust Remembrance Day – Yom Hashoah – begins Sunday evening, April 7th, and continues through Monday until sundown.  Writer Eric D Goodman joins us to observe the somber occasion with a short story.  It’s the story of a survivor – and that survivor’s memories – so please be advised that the following does include some grim details.  The story also includes strength, and hope…”

Get your serving of strength and hope today at 7 p.m. or Saturday at 1 p.m. at 88.1 FM or

Here’s the plug from The Signal’s website:

“In observance of Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day – writer Eric D Goodman joins us with the story of a survivor’s pilgrimage to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.”


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Eric D. Goodman, Books Correspondent

Eric’s column, Lit Bit, is published regularly to Gather Essentials: Books.  Featuring bits on writing, writers, books, and literature, Lit Bit will fulfill your literary longings.

Eric is the author of Tracks: A Novel in Stories, published by Atticus Books and available at

Learn about Eric’s full-color, hardcover childrens’ book Flightless Goose.

His second novel, Womb, is with his literary agent.

As a full time writer and editor, his work has appeared in a number of periodicals, including The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Baltimore Review, San Francisco Book Review,Writers Weekly, Barrelhouse, Potomac Review, Sacramento Book Review, The Arabesques Review, The Pedestal Magazine, The Potomac, JMWW, Freshly Squeezed, Scribble, Slow Trains, Barrelhouse, Whatever Literary Journal, Smile Hon You’re In Baltimore, Read Street, On Stage Magazine, Four-Cornered Universe, To Be Read Aloud, Neck of My Guitar, Travel Insights, Coloquio, Life in Me Like Grass on Fire, and New Lines from the Old Line State: An Anthology of Maryland Writers.

Join Eric on Facebook, Twitter, and at his literary blog, Writeful.

Listen to Eric read his fiction on NPR:

The Stein

Prewitt’s Plans

The Silences

One Last Hit


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I'm a focused, hard-working writer and editor who enjoys spending time with friends, family, writers, and books.

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