Dinty W. Moore

Ohio, United States

Member Since: 09/02/2008

Dinty W. Moore is author of The Story Cure: A Book Doctor's Pain-Free Guide to Finishing Your Novel or MemoirDear Mister Essay Writer Guy: Advice and Confessions on Writing, Love, and CannibalsThe Mindful Writer: Noble Truths of the Writing Life, as well as the memoir Between Panic & Desire, winner of the Grub Street Book Prize. He also edited The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing Flash Nonfiction. Moore worked briefly as a police reporter, a documentary filmmaker, a modern dancer, a zookeeper, and a Greenwich Village waiter, before deciding he was lousy at all of those jobs and really wanted to write memoir and short stories. He directs the MA an PhD program in creative writing at Ohio University. 

Website: www.dintywmoore.com

Twitter Username: @brevitymag


  • Master of Fine Arts in Prose from Louisiana State University (May 1990)

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction