Monday, November 26, 2012

Introducing 2013 AWW Morning Creative Nonfiction / Memoir Instructor -- Dinty W. Moore

Dinty W Moore
Dinty W. Moore
Morning Creative Nonfiction / Memoir Instructor Dinty W. Moore is author of numerous books, including The Mindful Writer: Noble Truths of the Writing Life, Crafting the Personal Essay: A Guide for Writing and Publishing Creative Nonfiction, and the memoir Between Panic & Desire, winner of the Grub Street Nonfiction Book Prize. 

Having failed as a zookeeper, modern dancer, Greenwich Village waiter, filmmaker, and wire service journalist, Moore now writes essays and stories. He has been published in The Southern Review, The Georgia Review, Harpers, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, The Philadelphia Inquirer Magazine, Gettysburg Review, Utne Reader, and Crazyhorse, among numerous other venues. 

Dinty W. Moore lives in Athens, Ohio, which he calls "the funkadelicious, hillbilly-hippie Appalachian epicenter of the locally-grown, locally-consumed, goats-are-for-cheese, paw-paws-are-for-eatin’, artisanal-salsa, our-farmers-market-rocks-the-hills sub-culture," where he grows his own heirloom tomatoes and edible dandelions, and teaches in and serves as director of Ohio University’s BA, MA, and Ph.D. in Creative Writing program.

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