SusanMooreBWSusan Leslie Moore’s poetry has appeared in Best American Poetry, The New York Times Magazine, New York Quarterly, Poetry Northwest, Willow Springs, and elsewhere. She is the author of two chapbooks from Dancing Girl Press, She Preferred to Read the Knives and How to Live Forever. She edited the online magazine Caffeine Destiny for 13 years, and is one of the editors of the anthology Alive At The Center: Contemporary Poems from the Pacific Northwest, published by Ooligan Press.  She is the winner of the 2019 Juniper Prize in Poetry and her first full-length collection, That Place Where You Opened Your Hands, was published by University of Massachusetts Press in April 2020.

She lives in Portland, Oregon, where she works at Literary Arts as the Director of Programs for Writers. She offers manuscript consultation for full-length manuscripts, chapbook-length manuscripts, and individual poems.  Contact her at MoorePoetryPDX@gmail.com for more information and rates.

Susan can be found on  and on Instagram.  To join her mailing list, email her at MoorePoetryPDX@gmail.com.

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