Devon Moore (’15) in Collateral Journal


Devon Moore is a native of Buffalo, NY. She currently lives in Syracuse, NY where she teaches writing at Syracuse University and SUNY Oswego. A former Syracuse University Fellow, she has an MFA in Creative Writing from Syracuse University. Her poems have appeared in or are forthcoming from Gulf Coast, Foothill, Ovenbird, Cider Press Review, Harpur Palate, Stone Canoe, The Cortland Review, Meridian, New Ohio Review and Juked. Her first poetry book, Apology of a Girl Who Is Told She Is Going to Hell, which was a semi-finalist for the 2013 Crab Orchard First Book Award and the University of Wisconsin Press Brittingham and Pollak poetry series, was published by Mayapple Press in May 2015.


Two of Moore’s poems, which were written during her residency here at Saltonstall, “Dear Yellow Jacket” and “Forbiddance” were recently published in Collateral JournalCongratulations, Devon!