LJ Moore

San Francisco, CA

Author's Bio

LJ Moore’s poetry, essays, and photography have appeared in Spectrum, Midnight Zoo, Danse Macabre, Coracle, 14 Hills, Limestone, Jacket, Kalliope, Transfer, Goetry, Sidebrow, Instant City, We Still Like, Artsmith, The Chiron Review, The Bold Italic, Sparkle&Blink, and Enizagam. Her 2008 book-length poem, F-Stein, tells the story of family through pop culture, science, and the paranormal in the form of a replicating strand of DNA. Her 2015 illustrated, flash-fiction book small, fierce things is available through AchiotePress.com. LJ’s book reviews have appeared in Jacket, Rain Taxi, Publisher’s Weekly, Examiner.com, and Litseen. She is a co-founder of Small Desk Press, and is now a director/producer for Invisible City Audio Tours, which brings writers, composers, and visual artists together to create permanent (and free) public art installations in the form of self-guided audio tours . L.J. Moore was a 2010 writer in residence at Headlands Center for the Arts, and completed a 2013 residency with The Arctic Circle, where she sailed on a tall ship around the archipelago of Svalbard with a group of artists during 24 hours of daylight. LJ lives and writes in San Francisco.

Publications and Prizes

(Subito Press, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2008)
, small, fierce things
(Achiote Press, 2015)
Sidebrow 01 Anthology
(Sidebrow Press, 2008)
Chiron Review, Danse Macabre, Fourteen Hills, Instant City, Kalliope, Limestone, Rain Taxi, Sidebrow, sPARKLE & bLINK, Spectrum, Transfer
Prizes Won: 
Artsmith Prize, Subito Prize, Frank W. Coulter Prize.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel by Amy Hempel
Mexico: Biography of Power by Enrique Krauze
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
Endurance: Shackleton's Extraordinary Voyage by Daniel Bryce

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Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet
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West Covina
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Last updated: Sep 14, 2015