Marshall Moore

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For the Washington Territory governor, see Marshall F. Moore.
Marshall Moore
Born (1970-06-29) 29 June 1970 (age 46)
North Carolina
Occupation Writer, Editor
Nationality American
Period 1990s-present

Marshall Moore (born in June 1970), in Havelock, North Carolina, is an American author living in Hong Kong. He attended the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) and went on to obtain a BA in psychology from East Carolina University, an MA in applied linguistics from the University of New England, and a PhD in creative writing from Aberystwyth University in Wales. He has also studied at Gallaudet University. He has lived in Washington DC, Oakland, Portland, Seattle, and Seoul. Fluent in American Sign Language, he worked for many years as an interpreter before moving abroad.



  • The Concrete Sky, Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press, 2003
  • An Ideal for Living, Maple Shade, NJ: Lethe Press, 2010
  • Bitter Orange, Hong Kong: Signal 8 Press, 2013

Short story collections[edit]

  • Black Shapes in a Darkened Room, San Francisco: Suspect Thoughts Press, 2004
  • The Infernal Republic, Hong Kong: Signal 8 Press, 2012
  • A Garden Fed by Lightning, Hong Kong: Signal 8 Press, 2016
  • Sagome nere, Turin: 96, Rue de-la-Fontaine Edizioni, 2017


  • The Queen of Statue Square (Co-editor: Xu Xi), Nottingham: Critical, Cultural & Communications Press, 2014


  • Il look del diavolo, Hong Kong: Signal 8 Press, 2011
  • Never Turn Away, Hong Kong: Signal 8 Press, 2013

In addition to these books, Moore has published dozens of short stories, book reviews, and essays. His short fiction has appeared in various anthologies and in such literary journals as Asia Literary Review, Word Riot, Thieves Jargon, Space & Time, and The Barcelona Review.

His short story "The Infinite Monkey Theorem" was a runner-up in the 2006 storySouth Million Writers Award, taking third place.

His work has been translated into Greek and Italian.

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