About the Author
The Bishop’s Daughter, Honor Moore’s 2008 memoir, was published in paperback in May 2009 along with a reissue of her 1996 biography, The White Blackbird, A Life of the Painter Margarett Sargent by Her Granddaughter. The Bishop’s Daughter was named an Editor’s Choice by the New York Times, a “Favorite Book of 2008” by the Los Angeles Times and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. In 2009 Library of America published Poems from the Women’s Movement, an anthology edited by Honor Moore, and in 2010 the Feminist Press published Honor’s translation of Taslima Nasrin’s Revenge.
She is the author of three collections of poems: Red Shoes, Darling, and Memoir, and her play Mourning Pictures, was produced on Broadway and published in The New Women’s Theatre: Ten Plays by Contemporary American Women, which she edited.
Moore has received awards in poetry and playwriting from the National Endowment for the Arts, The New York State Council for the Arts and the Connecticut Commission for the Arts and in 2004 was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in non-fiction.
In addition, she is the editor of Amy Lowell: Selected Poems for the Library of America and co-editor of The Stray Dog Cabaret, A Book of Russian Poems translated by Paul Schmidt. She is on the faculty of the graduate writing program at The New School. From 2005 to 2007, she was an off-Broadway theatre critic for The New York Times.
Honor Moore’s papers are held at the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.