At 19, she won Seventeen magazine's fiction contest.
After graduating from St. Lawrence, she moved to Manhattan and worked as a paralegal for two years. InMoore enrolled in Cornell University 's M. Jackson sold her collection, Self-Helpcomposed almost entirely of stories from her master's thesis, to Knopf in She has contributed to The Paris Review.
Another story, "People Like That Are the Only People Here," also published in The New Yorkerwas reprinted in the edition of the annual collection The Best American Short Stories ; the tale of a young child falling sick, the piece was loosely patterned on events in Moore's own life.
It included all the stories in each of her previously published collections, excerpts from her novel Anagrams, and three previously uncollected stories first published in The New Yorker. Moore's latest collection Bark was published in Who Will Run the Frog Hospital is the story of a woman vacationing with her husband who recalls an intense friendship from her adolescence.
A Gate at the Stairs takes place just after the September 11 attack and is about a year-old Midwestern woman's coming of age.
Children's books[ edit ] Moore has written a children's book entitled The Forgotten Helper, about an elf whom Santa Claus mistakenly leaves behind at the home of the worst child on his "good" list.
The elf must help the child be good for the coming year so Santa will return next Christmas. She joined the faculty there in  and left to join the faculty at Vanderbilt University in the fall of Here are many examples of short stories for you to read online.
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3. Dialogue Between Franklin and the Gout by Benjamin Franklin.
Matthews, Brander, ed. The Oxford Book of American Essays. Here is a collection of my humor essays.
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