Berwyn Moore

Moore, Berwyn

Berwyn Moore (’90/’92): Berwyn Moore is the author of three books of poetry, Sweet Herbaceous Miracle, winner of the 2017 John Ciardi Prize from BkMk Press, O Body Swayed, and Dissolution of Ghosts, both from Cherry Grove Collections. Her poems have been published widely in national journals, including Measure: A Review of Formal PoetryFive Points JournalNimrod International Journal of Poetry and ProseThe Southern Review, Shenandoah, Poetry Northwest, Journal of the American Medical Association, Cimarron Review and others. Moore’s poetry has received numerous awards, including the 2015 James Dickey Prize for Poetry from Five Points Journal and the 2007 Magliocco Prize for Poetry from Bellevue Literary Review. She has also received awards from The Pinch Journal, Margie: An American Journal of Poetry, Nimrod: International Journal of Poetry and Prose, Sow’s Ear Poetry Review, New Millennium, Ruminate, Briar Cliff Review, and Negative Capability Press. She has been twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize. In 2009, Moore was named the first Poet Laureate of Erie County, Pennsylvania.