Essays

featured essays

“MY LIFE AS A WRITER” (Guggenheim Fellowship statement)
Read Jim’s statement


JIM MOORE ON HOW READING KENNETH REXROTH CHANGED HIS LIFE
Reader’s Almanac, Library of America Blog
Read on Library of America blog


“PHOTOGRAPHY CHANGES HOW WE PERCEIVE OURSELVES”
Smithsonian Institute, “Click! Photography Changes Everything” Series
Read on Smithsonian Institute site



“IS THERE LIFE AFTER ELEGY?” (1982)
from Views from the Loft: A Portable Writer’s Workshop. Milkweed Editions, 2010.
Read the essay as PDF document


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