Steven Moore an introduction

Steven Moore author, literary critic, editor, bookseller was born outside Los Angeles in 1951, moved to Littleton, Colorado, in 1963, and graduated from Arapahoe High School in 1969. He earned a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Northern Colorado (1973, 1974), and later a Ph.D. from Rutgers University (1988). From 1988 until 1996 he was Managing Editor of the Dalkey Archive Press/ Review of Contemporary Fiction , and has at various periods in his life worked as a bookseller for both independents and chains. He lives alone in Ann Arbor , Michigan .

He is the author/editor of several books and essays on modern literature — list of publications here — and between 2004 and 2012 wrote a two-volume study entitled The Novel: An Alternative History. The first volume appeared in 2010, and the second —which won the Christian Gauss Award for excellence in literary scholarship — appeared in 2013. He continues to write occasional essays and book reviews.


About this site: This web site is in recognition of his tireless work for the WG family of readers, pursued with religious devotion and lawyerly care, and in the face of early general critical entropy.

--Victoria Harding