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Indigo Moor

Author's Bio

Indigo Moor is a multi-genre, award-winning writer and teacher. His second book of poetry, Through the Stonecutter’s Window, won the Northwestern University Press’s Cave Canem prize. His first book ,Tap-Root, was published as part of Main Street Rag’s Editor’s Select Poetry Series. His stageplay, Live! at the Excelsior, was a finalist for the Images Theatre Playwright Award. Indigo is a graduate of the Stonecoast MFA Program—where he studied poetry, fiction, and scriptwriting—and a graduate member of the Artist's Residency Institute for Teaching Artists. A musician and photographer, Indigo's collaborations include the Artists Embassy International Dancing Poetry Festival, the Livermore Ekphrastic Project, and the Davis Jazz Arts Festival.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Through the Stonecutter's Window (Northwestern University Press, 2010), Tap-Root (Main Street Rag, 2006)
Anthologies:
Gathering Ground (Michigan University Press, 2007), Ringing Ear (Georgia University Press, 2007), Cave Canem Anthology (Cave Canem, 2006), Nevada County Poetry Series (Nevada County Poetry Series, 2006)
Journals:
Blue Moon Review, Mochila Review, Xavier Review
Prizes:
Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Prize for a second book. Jack Kerouac Poetry Prize

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Listing last updated: July 31, 2012

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
African American
Prefers to work with:
Adults, Any, Teachers, Veterans
Born in:
Charlotte, NC
Raised in:
Charlotte, NC

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

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