Godin points with her blind person cane at The Unisphere, Queens Museum, New York

Blind Writer – Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry – Published in Print and Online

My book, a personal and cultural history of blindness, is forthcoming from the magnificent Pantheon Books!

Aromatica Poetica is my online magazine dedicated to the Arts & Sciences of Smell & taste!

**Selected Publications**

A Review of Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law (nonfiction), Brevity, 2020.

After Losing My Sight, Struggling to Be Seen (Nonfiction), New York Times, 2020.

The Brain-Smashing, Pity-Bashing Art of Blind Punk (Column) Catapult, 2019.

How Helen Keller’s Stint on Vaudeville Inspired Me (Column), Catapult, 2019.

Artificial Vs. Natural (Nonfiction), Impakter, 2019

When People See Your Blindness as Superhuman (Column), Catapult, 2018.

Parting the Sea, and Why the White Cane is a Symbol of Power (Column), Catapult, 2018.

Mourning My Lost Dark as a Blind Artist (Column) Catapult, 2018.

What it Means to Practice Sex Magic (Nonfiction), Playboy, 2018.

The Blind Feeding the Lame (column), Catapult, 2018.

E-Books, Accessibility, Luddites, and the Techno-Dazzled (column), Catapult, 2018.

The Unseen Sex Lives of Blind People (nonfiction), Playboy, 2018.

Reading Blind (column), Catapult, 2018.

Cancer Vs. Blindness (column), Catapult, 2018.

Celebrating People with Disabilities in Film and Television (nonfiction), NYFA, 2017.

Vision of Loveliness: What It Takes to Have Real Style (nonfiction), O Magazine, 2017.

Two Color Poems by a Once-Sighted (poetry), The Unprecedented Review, 2016.

Likenesses (fiction), FLAPPERHOUSE, 2016.

Greek Easter 1981 (nonfiction), Quail Bell Magazine, 2016.

Making a Murderer: Women and the Time It Takes (nonfiction), Quail Bell Magazine, 2016.

Never Be Sorry (poetry), Quail Bell Magazine, 2016.

A Paris Wasting (fiction), Newtown Literary, 2015.

The Lost Myth of Tiresias’s Womanhood (fiction), Quail Bell Magazine, 2015.

A Pain Named Dog (poetry), Eunoia Review (reprint from Kitchen Poet), 2015.

WE ARE LEO (nonfiction), Quail Bell Magazine, 2015.

Sewing Blind (nonfiction), Quail Bell Magazine, 2015.

The Buffoon of Saint-Ovide (fiction), Dance Macabre Online, 2015.

To Stravinsky (poetry), Quail Bell Magazine, 2015.

Nothing Can Hurt Me Now (fiction), Quail Bell Magazine, 2015.

The Awl (fiction), FLAPPERHOUSE, 2015.

The Spectator & the Blind Man: Seeing & Not-Seeing in the Wake of Empiricism (dissertation), NYU, 2009 (published under birth name Michelle Leona Goodin).

The Tortoisebyrd (poetry), Anamesa Journal, 2008 (published under birth name Michelle Leona Goodin).

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