Caroline Goodwin teaches in the MFA Writing and the undergraduate Writing and Literature programs. She is the faculty advisor for the college's undergraduate literary journal, Humble Pie, and the HearSay Reading Series. A short collection entitled Text Me, Ishmael was recently published by the Literary Pocket Book series in Pontypridd, Wales, UK and her first full-length poetry collection, Trapline, will be published in May 2013 by JackLeg Press in Chicago.
Born and raised in Alaska, she moved to the Bay Area in 1999 to attend Stanford as a Wallace Stegner Fellow in poetry. Her work has appeared most recently in Junction Box and The Broken Plate. She is currently working on a nonfiction book about forklift driving, jigging for halibut, moonwalking, Shorty Baldwin and the life and death of her second daughter, Josephine.