Francisco Goldman

Francisco Goldman is a journalist, novelist, and critic. Currently the Allan K. Smith Professor of English Language and Literature at Trinity College. He began the Aura Estrada Prize, awarded to young women writing in Spanish, in honor of his wife. His latest work is  The Interior Circuit: A Mexico City Chronicle (2014).


 

"Maybe memory is overrated. Maybe forgetting is better. (Show me the Proust of forgetting, and I'll read him tomorrow.) Sometimes it's like juggling a hundred thousand crystal balls in the air at once, trying to keep all these memories going. Every time one falls to the floor and shatters into dust, another crevice cracks open inside me, through which another chunk of who we were disappears forever."

— Say Her Name: A Novel

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“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
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An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
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Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann
Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann

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Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
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Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
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Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium
Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium