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    Jim Moore 


    Jim Moore is the author of six collections of poetry, including Invisible StringsLightning at Dinner (winner of a Minnesota Book Award), Writing With Tagore Above the FlaminaThe Long Experience of Love (winner of a Minnesota Book Award), and The Freedom of History (winner of a Minnesota Book Award). His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, American Poetry Review, The Threepenny Review, and The Nation, among others, as well as in several anthologies, including the 2001 Pushcart Prize, Lost Classics, and Carrying the Darkness: The Poetry of the Vietnam War. He has also collaborated with choreographer Rannee Ranaswamy on two commissioned works.

    Jim won the 2002 Loft-McKnight Award in poetry and has twice served as the Edelstein-Keller Distinguished Visiting Professor in Creative Writing at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. He teaches regularly in the MFA in Writing program at Hamline as well as at Colorado College. Jim has served as a mentor in The Loft Literary Center’s Mentor Program and has received grants from the Bush Foundation, the Minnesota State Arts Boards, the Loft Mcknight, and in 2012, from the Guggenheim Foundation.

    Jim's New and Selected Poems was published in 2014 from Graywolf Press.

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    New and Selected Poems
    Graywolf Press

    Invisible Strings
    Graywolf Press

    Lightning at Dinner
    Graywolf Press

    Writing With Tagore Above the Flamina
    The Press at Colorado College

    The Long Experience of Love
    Milkweed Editions

    The Freedom of History