Indigo Moor

Fiction Writer, Poet

Sacramento, CA 95820
Phone: 
(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 & Prizes

Fiction

Anthology:
Nevada County Poetry Series (Nevada County Poetry Series, 2006)
Journals:
Blue Moon Review
,
Mochila Review
,
Xavier Review

Poetry

Anthologies:
Gathering Ground (Michigan University Press, 2007)
,
Ringing Ear (Georgia University Press, 2007)
,
Cave Canem Anthology (Cave Canem, 2006)
Books:
Through the Stonecutter's Window (Northwestern University Press, 2010)
,
Tap-Root (Main Street Rag, 2006)
Prizes won: 

Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Prize for a second book.
Jack Kerouac Poetry Prize

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Any, Teachers, Veterans
Born in: 
Charlotte
Raised in: 
Charlotte, NC
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Last update: Jul 31, 2012