Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Verse on the Vine Poetry Series
Petra Vineyard Wine Gallery
627 Sutter Street (Old Town Historic Folsom)
Folsom, CA 95630
Nationally Acclaimed Poet, Indigo Moor
Indigo Moor was born in 1964, in Charlotte, North Carolina and currently resides in Sacramento, California. His collection, Tap-Root, was published in 2006 as part of Main Street Rag’s Editor’s Select Poetry Series.
Indigo is a 2003 recipient of Cave Canem’s Writing fellowship in poetry. He has also received fellowships for the Napa Valley Writer’s Conference and the Idyllwild Summer Arts Academy. He is the vice president of the Sacramento Poetry Center, and editor for the Tule Review.
He is the winner of the 2005 Vesle Fenstermaker Poetry Prize for Emerging Writers. Indigo’s work has appeared in the Xavier Review, LA Review, Mochila Review, Boston University’s The Comment, The Ringing Ear, the NCPS 2006 Anthology, and Gathering Ground.
Other honors include: finalist for the T.S. Eliot Prize, finalist for the Naomi Long Madgett Award, Saturnalia Book Award finalist, and finalist for the Crab Orchard First Book Prize.