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Honor Moore

Honor Moore, writer, educator. Artists grantee Connecticut Commission on Arts, 1992; National Endowment for Arts Creative Writing fellow, 1981, New York State Commission Arts, 1974, John Simon Guggenheim fellow, 2004.


  • Moore, Honor was born on October 28, 1945 in New York City. Daughter of Paul and Jenny (McKean) M.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Harvard University, 1967.


    • Teacher Young Writers Institute, Hartford, Connecticut, 1993—1994, Women Writing/Women Telling, Kent, 1994—2000, Poetry Workshops, Kent, 1994—2000. Graduate writing faculty The New School, since 1999. Visiting distinguished writer creative nonfiction University Iowa, 1997.

      Visiting poet Wwesleyan University, 2000. Adjunct professor Columbia University School Arts, 2001—2007. Visiting distinguished writer in creative nonfiction University Iowa, 1997.

      Visiting faculty Columbia School Arts Writing Program, since 2001. Member core faculty graduate writing program The New School, since 1999.



    Member steering committee Women Writing Women's Lives seminar, volunteer New York Center for Humanities, 1991-1993, Center for Humanities, City University of New York, 1993-1995, board directors Jenny McKean Moore Fund for Writers, Washington, 1975-2000, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1972-1976, Music Theatre Group, New York City, 1976-1993. Member Dramatists Guild, Poets and Writers Incorporated (board directors 1974-1993), Poetry Society of America, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American Center (board directors, treasurer 2003-2009).





    • mother: Jenny (McKean) M.
    • father: Paul
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    Born October 28, 1945
    (age 70)
    • 1967
      Harvard University
    • 1993 - 1994
      Teacher, Young Writers Institute
    • 1994
      Teacher, Young Writers Institute
    • 1994
      Teacher, Young Writers Institute
    • 1997
      visiting distinguished writer, creative nonfiction University Iowa
    • 1999
      graduate writing faculty The New School
    • 2001 - 2007
      adjunct professor, Columbia University School Arts