Ellene Glenn Moore


Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania US

Author's Bio

Ellene Glenn Moore is a writer living in Philadelphia. She is the author of How Blood Works (Kent State University Press, 2021), selected by Richard Blanco for the Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize. Ellene earned her MFA in Poetry from Florida International University and her BA in Creative Writing from Carnegie Mellon University. She has been the recipient of a John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Fellowship in Poetry, a scholarship to the New York State Summer Writers Institute, and a residency at The Studios of Key West. Ellene’s poetry, lyric non-fiction, and critical work has appeared in Lake EffectHayden’s Ferry ReviewBest New PoetsFjords ReviewPoetry NorthwestBrevitySalamanderNinth Letter, and elsewhere. Her chapbook The Dark Edge of the Bluff (Green Writers Press, 2017) was runner-up for The Hopper Prize for Young Poets.

Publications & Prizes

Best New Poets (Samovar Press, 2015)
How Blood Works (Kent State University Press, 2021)
The Dark Edge of the Bluff (Green Writers Press, 2017)
Alexandria Quarterly
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The Stockholm Review of Literature
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Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize 

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Last update: Mar 12, 2021