Post Tagged with: "Dinty Moore"

Two Creative Writing Alums Get Ohio Arts Council Excellence Awards

Alison Stine

Two Ohio University alums received Individual Excellence Awards from the Ohio Arts Council for state fiscal year 2016. “Seventy-five (75) $5,000 Individual Excellence Awards were approved totaling $375,000. There were 392 applications received for a total request of $1,960,000,” according to the Ohio Arts Council announcement. “Individual Excellence Awards are […]

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May 4, 2016 at 8:37 amAlumni News

Dear Mister Essay Writer Guy, Why is Moore’s New Book So Fun?

Dear Mister Essay Writer Guy, Why is Moore’s New Book So Fun?

Author Dinty W. Moore, Professor of English at Ohio University, is having a lot of fun with his new book, Dear Mister Essay Writer Guy: Advice and Confessions on Writing, Love, and Cannibals. From drawing on napkins at Casa Nueva to explaining em dashes, Moore’s book, he writes on the […]

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September 4, 2015 at 10:18 amResearch

Two Creative Writing Students in Top 10 for Iron Horse Prize

Two Creative Writing Students in Top 10 for Iron Horse Prize

Two of Ohio University Ph.D. students in creative writing are among 10 finalists for the Iron Horse Review chapbook prize. “Who do we root for?” says Dinty Moore, Professor and Director of Creative Writing. “Congratulations to current nonfiction Ph.D. Kirk Wisland and recently-graduated and greatly-missed Geri Lipschultz. May the best […]

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March 26, 2015 at 1:12 pmNews

Moore Judges International Youth Writing for Peace Contest

Moore Judges International Youth Writing for Peace Contest

English Professor Dinty W. Moore, Director of Creative Writing at Ohio University, recently judged an international writing contest at Writing for Peace where participants, age 13-19, are asked to write an 800-1000 word essay about a social, political, environmental, or familial challenge faced by individuals within a cultural group, or […]

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June 25, 2014 at 8:01 amNews

Moore: Hot from the First Sentence

Moore: Hot from the First Sentence

By Jeff Worley From Perspectives To get a quick sense of who Dinty W. Moore is and where he is on the planet, take a deep breath and read from his self-styled online bio: “Dinty lives in Athens, Ohio, thefunkadelicious, hillbilly-hippie Appalachian epicenter of the locally-grown, locally-consumed, goats-are-for-cheese, paw-paws-are-for-eatin’, artisanal-salsa, our-farmers-market-rocks-the-hills sub-culture, where […]

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March 10, 2014 at 7:40 pmNews

Creative Nonfiction Equals Curiosity Plus Truth, Moore Says

Creative Nonfiction Equals Curiosity Plus Truth, Moore Says

Curiosity is essential for an artist, for a writer, says Professor Dinty W. Moore, whose book the Accidental Buddhist was the result of his curiosity about Buddhism in America. Moore teaches “Creative Nonfiction” at Ohio University. The “creative” part of that equation involves not just curiosity, but also discovery. The […]

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November 20, 2013 at 10:23 amFaculty in the News In the News News

Dogwood Bloom Reading Series Features Christina Jones, Maggie Messitt, Oct. 4

The Dogwood Bloom Reading Series kicks off this Friday, Oct. 4,  at 6:30 p.m. in the Faculty Commons, third floor, Alden Library. Fiction writer Christina Jones and essayist Maggie Messitt are our featured readers. “Come on out and show your support!” says Dinty W. Moore, Director of Creative Writing at […]

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October 4, 2013 at 8:25 amEvents