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Lorrie Moore

Creative Writer / Author

  • Fellow
  • 2009
  • Magazine
Letters, Fiction
Lorrie Moore, after many years as a professor of creative writing at the UW–Madison, is now Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt University. A Wisconsin Academy Fellow, Moore has received honors for her work, among them the Irish Times International Prize for Literature and a Lannan Foundation fellowship, as well as the PEN/Malamud Award and the Rea Award for her achievement in the short story. Her most recent novel, A Gate at the Stairs (Knopf, 2009), was short-listed for the 2010 Orange Prize for Fiction and for the PEN/Faulkner Award. Moore's fiction is featured regularly in the New Yorker and her essays and criticism often appear in the pages of the New York Times. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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