Tom Healy and Honor Moore

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April 13, 2010 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights

Tom Healy and Honor Moore will read from their work.  Tom Healy will read from his new collection of poems, What the Right Hand Knows. "The electric immediacy of these poems is an assault on silence....This is a superb first book."  Frank Bidart  Tom Healy received his B.A. at Harvard in Philosophy, before earning his M.F.A. from Columbia University.
He currently teaches at Pratt Institute and sits on the boards of Poets House and Creative Time. He splits his time between New York City, Miami, and Washington DC.

Honor Moore, currently a visiting professor of Creative Non-Fiction at the University of Iowa will read from her poetry and prose.  Honor Moore is well known for her work as a playwright, memoirist, editor, and poet. She has edited selections of Amy Lowell’s poems, contemporary plays by American women, and poems from Russia, and is the author of several poetry collections, including Memoir and Red Shoes; two memoirs, The White Blackbird: A Life of the Painter Margarett Sargent by Her Granddaughter and The Bishop’s Daughter; the play Mourning Pictures; and numerous essays and reviews.

Listen to an audio recording of this reading here