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Richard Moore

Of Richard Moore's ten published volumes of poetry, one was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. He is also the author of a novel, The Investigator (Story Line Press, 1991), a collection of essays, The Rule That Liberates (University of South Dakota Press, 1994), and translations of Plautus' Captivi (in the Johns Hopkins University Complete Roman Drama in Translation series, 1995) and Euripedes' Hippolytus (in the Penn Greek Drama Series, U. of Pennsylvania, 1998). Moore's most recent poetry books include The Mouse Whole: An Epic (Negative Capability Press, 1996) and Pygmies and Pyramids (Orchises Press, 1998). His newest collection of poems, The Naked Scarecrow, was published by Truman State University Press, New Odyssey Editions, in the spring of 2000.

Moore has taught at Boston University, Brandeis University, the New England Conservatory of Music, and Clark University. He leads the Agape poetry series in Boston and The Poetry Exchange in Cambridge, Mass. and Leesburg, Va.

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