January 23, 2020 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights

Washington Iowa native Steven Moore will read from The Longer We Were There: A Memoir of a Part-Time Soldier.  Winner of the 2018 AWP Prize for Creative Nonfiction, The Longer We Were There tells the story of the author’s seven years of service as an infantryman in the Iowa Army National Guard, from enlisting at seventeen, to training during college, to deploying on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.  Steven Moore earned a BA in English from the University of Iowa and an MFA in creative nonfiction from Oregon State University. His nonfiction has appeared in Kenyon Review online; The Georgia Review, Ninth Letter, and North American Review. He is a contributing editor at Moss: A Journal of the Pacific Northwest and currently resides in Corvallis, Oregon.