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Marshall Moore

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Marshall Moore is the author of several books: The Concrete Sky (Haworth Press, 2003); Black Shapes in a Darkened Room (Suspect Thoughts Press, 2004); An Ideal for Living (Lethe Press, 2010); The Infernal Republic (Signal 8 Press, 2012); Bitter Orange (Signal 8 Press, 2013); and A Garden Fed by Lightning (Signal 8 Press, 2016), and Inhospitable (Camphor Press, 2018). With Xu Xi, Moore is the co-editor of The Queen of Statue Square: New Short Fiction from Hong Kong (Nottingham: Critical, Cultural & Communications Press, 2014). A collection of his short stories (Sagome nere) was published in Italian by 96, rue de-la-Fontaine Edizioni, in 2017. Forthcoming are two academic books on the subject of creative writing, both coedited with Sam Meekin ...more

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The Concrete Sky

3.76 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 2003 — 4 editions
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Bitter Orange

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The Infernal Republic

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A Garden Fed by Lightning

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Never Turn Away

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Coronavirus life: a couple of things I wrote

I wrote a couple of things, and they’ve ended up being shared on social media more widely than I was expecting. The first was meant as comfort and encouragement because so many friends and colleagues in the US and other Western countries are in a panic. Here’s that text (which is being shared on Facebook but does not have my name attached, for privacy reasons):


Just a quick note before I call it

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"Marshall Moore is as great as ever. Here are more eerie stories filled with the weirdness that makes me love his writing."
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"This is an exploration of memory, exquisitely written as the thoughts of an old man, looking back on his life - good enough to merit 5*, despite the somewhat contrived ending (ironic, given the title).

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“Time doesn't heal all wounds; it wallpapers over them.”
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