Michael Kiesow Moore

Michael Kiesow Moore is an award-winning writer of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction and author of What to Pray For (Nodin Press). His work has appeared in several books and journals, including Among the Leaves: Queer Male Poets on the Midwestern Experience, Water~Stone Review, Talking Stick, Evergreen Chronicles, the Saint Paul Almanac, and A Loving Testimony: Losing Loved Ones Lost to AIDS. His awards have included a Minnesota State Arts Board fellowship, and nominations for a Pushcart Prize, and a Minnesota Book Award. He curates the Birchbark Books Reading Series at the Birchbark Bookstore and is the founder of the Loft Peace and Social Justice Writers Group. Michael has long been involved in peace and social justice efforts and has taught classes at the Loft since 1999, including “Writing Peace Into the World.”

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