A Reading with Honor Moore
The Fireside Room at Hotel Sorrento (900 Madison Street) | Free
Presented in partnership with Hedgebrook
Poet, memoirist, and writer Honor Moore will read and discuss new work—both poetry and nonfiction. Moore’s most recent book, The Bishop’s Daughter, a memoir, was named a Favorite Nonfiction Book of 2008 by the Los Angeles Times, Editor’s Choice by New York Times, and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award. Her most recent collection of poems is Red Shoes.
Books will be for sale from the Elliott Bay Book Company.
Honor Moore is the author most recently of The Bishop’s Daughter, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her most recent collection of poems is Red Shoes. The White Blackbird, A Life of the Painter Margarett Sargent by Her Granddaughter, published in 1996 and just reissued, was a New York Times Notable Book. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The American Scholar, Salmagundi, The New Republic, Freeman’s, and many other journals and anthologies. She has been poet in residence at Wesleyan and the University of Richmond, visiting professor at the Columbia School of the Arts, and three times the Visiting Distinguished Writer in the Nonfiction Writing Program at the University of Iowa. She lives and writes in New York where she is on the graduate writing faculty of the New School.