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Cate McQuaid interviews Linda and you can hear now on her Substack.

Say the word, and I shall be healed

LiveStream posted of the March 21st reading

Linda Carney-Goodrich reading at the Menino Art Center
Photo by Erik Gehring

Linda Carney-Goodrich is a writer and teacher from Boston. Her work has appeared in Nixes Mate Review, Anti-heroin Chic, Literary Mama, Muddy River Poetry Review, Wordgathering Journal of Disability Poetry and Literature, Gyroscope Review, City of Notions: An Anthology of Contemporary Boston Poems and forthcoming in the MacGuffin. Over the years several poems of hers have been displayed on the walls at Boston City Hall as part of the annual Boston Mayor’s Poetry Program and judged by the Boston Poet Laureate. Linda is the Poetry Coordinator for the Menino Art Center in Hyde Park.

Linda is owner and operator of Home Scholars of Boston, through which she offers small classes, private tutoring, and educational consulting. She has a Masters in Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education where she studied both Arts in Education and Human Development/ Psychology. Her undergraduate degree is a Bachelors of Science in Human Services from Springfield College of Human Services where she focused on how the arts foster resilience and developed the Writing For Our Lives Project, which is a creative writing and drama program for women in domestic violence shelters. 

Her one person shows include The Secret Childhood Diary of a Welfare Mother and My Life in Barbie.

Her collection of poetry is now available for purchase at Nixes Mate