Brevity editor Dinty W. Moore discusses portrayal of characters in a brief essay by John Griswold that was first published in Brevity then listed as notable in the Best American Nonrequired Reading 2009.
Dinty W. Moore’s memoir Between Panic & Desire (University of Nebraska Press) was winner of the 2009 Grub Street Nonfiction Book Prize. His other books include The Accidental Buddhist, Toothpick Men, The Emperor’s Virtual Clothes, and the writing guide The Truth of the Matter: Art and Craft in Creative Nonfiction. A National Endowment for the Arts fellowship recipient, Moore has guest-taught creative nonfiction seminars across the United States and in Europe. In addition to editing Brevity, he is on the editorial board of Creative Nonfiction and is coordinating editor for the anthology Best Creative Nonfiction (W.W. Norton). Moore teaches writing at Ohio University and is currently serving as President of the Board of Directors of The Association of Writers & Writing Programs.
John Griswold, c’est moi, Oronte Churm. I teach creative writing at Illinois and have written for Inside Higher Ed for four years. My personal website with my books and other work is here.