Indigo Moor

Sacramento, CA 95820
(916) 799-4392

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

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

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Any, Teachers, Veterans
Born in: 
Raised in: 
Charlotte, NC
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Last updated: Jul 31, 2012