Robert Moore


Robert Moore was born in Hamilton, Ontario, and now resides in Saint John, New Brunswick. Currently a professor of English at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John, his poetry has appeared in The Fiddlehead, Wascana Review, Ink Magazine, The New Quarterly, Canadian Author, Prairie Fire, Maisonneuve, Pottersfield Portfolio, The Gaspereau Review, CV2, and Quadrant. His first book of poetry, So Rarely in Our Skins (finalist for both The Atlantic Poetry Prize and the Margaret and John Savage First Book Award, and long-listed for the ReLit Award in Poetry), came out in 2002. His second book, Museum Absconditum (2006), also long-listed for the ReLit Award, was published in 2006. He is also the author of a dozen plays.

Author photo: Judith Mackin

Books by this author

  • Figuring_ground

    Figuring Ground

    April 2009
    88 pages | ISBN 978-1-894987-32-5

    In a darkly elegant collection of verse, Robert Moore examines his family, his future and cows. These poems border on noir, with the collection interspersing philosophy, sardonic wit and arresting imagery.

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