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Ohio Northern University professor, poet to open English department Fall Readers series

Sep 24, 2013

The Ohio Northern University Department of English Department opens its 2013 Fall Readers series with Jennifer Moore in the Elzay Gallery of Art on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Moore, a poet and ONU assistant professor of creative writing, has had, or will have, her work published in American Letters & Commentary, The Volta, Best New Poets, Barrow Street, Columbia Poetry Review, and elsewhere. Her criticism has appeared in Jacket2 and The Offending Adam. She holds degrees from the University of Colorado and the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Moore’s poem “As a Debutante I Adjusted My Hatpin” appeared in “Best New Poets 2012,” which was published November 2012. “Best New Poets” is published annually by the University of Virginia Press to highlight the work of emerging poets. Only 50 poems are accepted for publication in the volume out of more than 3,400 submitted. Selections are blind juried.