Indigo Moor

Fiction Writer, Poet

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 & Prizes


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


Gathering Ground (Michigan University Press, 2007)
Ringing Ear (Georgia University Press, 2007)
Cave Canem Anthology (Cave Canem, 2006)
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: 
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Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Any, Teachers, Veterans
Born in: 
Raised in: 
Charlotte, NC
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Last update: Jul 31, 2012