Indigo Moor’s book of poetry, Through the Stonecutter’s Window, is a winner of the nationally recognized Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize. His poetry has been described as vivid and soulful, exploring broad subjects from “dialogues with the visual arts to the natural world and the poet’s dreams and nightmares.” You may know Moor as the former vice president of the Sacramento Poetry Center, or as the author of Tap Root, a collection of poems published in 2006 by Main Street Rag’s Editor’s Select Poetry Series. He is the winner of the 2005 Vesle Fenstermaker Poetry Prize for Emerging Writers and the 2008 Jack Kerouac Poetry Prize; he was also a 2009 Pushcart Prize nominee. His work has appeared in various anthologies and journals, including the Xavier Review, LA Review, Poetry Now, and Suisun Valley Review. A graduate member of the Artist’s Residency Institute for Teaching Artists, Moor teaches residencies and workshops across the country.
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Indigo Moor performed on March 18th, April 15th, 2010, and November 17th, 2011.