Brad Gooch - July 30, 2009 (New York to Southampton)
Gooch is an American writer and current Professor of English at William Paterson University in New Jersey. His latest book, Flannery: A Life of Flannery O'Connor, was published in February 2009. His previous works include the acclaimed biography of Frank O'Hara, City Poet; Godtalk: Travels in Spiritual America; three novels; two memoirs; and collections of stories and poems. Gooch is a recipient of the National Endowment for the Humanities and Guggenheim Fellowships.