Goodman, Mitchell (1924? - 1997)

Genre: General Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry

Social activist and author Mitchell Goodman was born in Brooklyn, NY and graduated from Harvard in 1946. He wrote travel articles for The New York Times and other magazines and a teacher of writing at several different colleges, including the University of Maine. He became an active voice against the Vietnam war and was one of the "Boston Five" who were prosecuted in the, so-called, "Spock Trial" in 1968. In his later years, he spoke out in support of unionized strikers and against nuclear power and weapons.

Selected Bibliography

  • The End of It: A Novel (1980)
  • A Life in Common: Poems (1984)
  • More Light: Selected Poems (1989)