The Poet and the Poem
Featured Lenard D. Moore
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Lenard D. Moore is an internationally acclaimed poet and anthologist. His literary works have been published in more than sixteen countries and translated into more than twelve languages. His poems, essays, short stories and book reviews have appeared in more than 400 publications. His poems have appeared in more than 100 anthologies. He has taught Creative Writing and African American Literature. Moore is a U.S. Army Veteran. Lenard Moore is the author of The Geography Of Jazz; A Temple Looming; Desert Storm: A Brief History; Forever Home; The Open Eye, among other books. He is the editor of All The Songs We Sing; One Window's Light: A Collection of Haiku, and other books. Moore has collaborated with poets, visual arts, musicians and dancers on several projects; and is the founder and executive director of the Carolina African American Writers' Collective and co-founder of the Washington Street Writers Group. Lenard Moore also is the longtime Executive Chairman of the North Carolina Haiku Society. He's is the First African American President of the Haiku Society of America, serving two terms: 2009 and 2008.