"Crystal Good's debut collection of poetry, Valley Girl, marks the entry of an astonishing new voice into the national poetry circuit."- Jeff Biggers, Journalist and Author, Huffingtonpost.comValley Girl is a collection of poems that explore themes in quantum physics, Appalachian culture, gender equality, and mountaintop removal.
CRYSTAL DAWN GOOD was born on a clear morning. She is a Writer Poet. Quantum Christian. Tunk Player. Libra Charmer. Underdog Cheerleader. Dethroned Affrilachian Homecoming Queen. Occasionally she performs with Heroes Are Gang Leaders, a New York-based Free/Avant-Garde experimental improvisation ensemble. She was elected in 2014 to the made-up-but-completely-real office of Social Media Senator for the Digital District of West Virginia. “Senator Good” uses poetry and performance to explore the landscape of West Virginia aka The Heart of Appalachia as a lens into the meta-universe. Crystal is the author of Valley Girl.
Spriggs, Bianca Lynne, and Jeremy Paden, editors. “Biographies.” Black Bone: 25 Years of the Affrilachian Poets, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 2017, pp. 151–156.