Alison Moore is a graduate of the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers and a former Assistant Professor of English/Creative Writing in the MFA Creative Writing Program at the University of Arizona. She is the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships in fiction, The Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction, and the J. Frank Dobie/Paisano fellowship from the University of Texas at Austin.
She tours nationally with a multi-media presentation about the orphan trains. That production is now the official outreach program for the National Orphan Train Complex Museum and Research Center in Concordia, Kansas.
ALA Notable Book (Small Spaces between Emergencies 1993)
Publishers Weekly Starred Review (Synonym for Love 1995)
Quality Paperback Club New Voices (Synonym for Love 1995)