April 13, 2012

Moore Wins 2012 Guggenheim

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Jim Moore, a long-standing member of the poetry faculty in The Creative Writing Programs, has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation awards fellowships each year to a diverse group of 181 scholars, artists, and scientists in the United States and Canada. Awards are given on the basis of prior achievements and exceptional promise. There were almost 3,000 applicants for this year's awards.

Moore is the author of six collections of poetry, including Invisible Strings and Lightning at Dinner. His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Nation, New Yorker, Paris Review, Threepenny Review, and elsewhere.