Steven Moore

Steven Moore

Steven Moore holds a BA in English from the University of Iowa and an MFA in creative nonfiction from Oregon State University. His debut book, The Longer We Were There: A Memoir of a Part-Time Soldier (University of Georgia Press, 2019), won the AWP Award for Creative Nonfiction. His essays have previously appeared in Kenyon Review online, The Georgia ReviewNinth LetterEntropy, and the anthology Why We Write: Craft Essays on Writing War (Middle West Press, 2019), among others. He is a contributing editor at Moss: A Journal of the Pacific Northwest and currently resides in Corvallis, Oregon.

Steven Moore

Seeking Community

Julie Patterson interviews
Steven Moore

 

Nonfiction co-editor Julie Patterson recently had this exchange with Issue #47 featured nonfiction writer Steven Moore. Here’s what Steven had to say about writing a memoir, the challenge of marrying form and content, how his work as a journal editor informs his writing, and more… 
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Imaginary Maps 5

Nonfiction Issue #47

Song for No One’s Backyard

By Steven Moore

 

Jim McCrumb always told the same stories to every new batch of student employees. Jim had been a manager at the university bookstore for a long time. He spoke gently. He smiled. He had gray hair. He liked surrealism…
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