Devon Moore is a native of Buffalo, NY. She currently lives in Syracuse, NY where she received her MFA in Creative Writing from Syracuse University and now teaches writing. Her poems have appeared in or are forthcoming from Gulf Coast, Harpur Palate, Meridian, The Cortland Review, New Ohio Review, Juked, and others. Apology of a Girl Who Is Told She Is Going to Hell, her debut collection, will be released by Mayapple Press in May 2015.
Favorite poets: Bruce Smith, Michael Burkard, Erika Meitner, Ellen Bass, Erin Belieu, Gina Keicher, Tomas Transtromer
[“Red” appeared in print in Gulf Coast’s Winter/Spring 2013, Volume 25, Issue 1]
Reed the text of the poem here.