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Dasia Moore

New York University

Creative Writing



Dasia Moore was raised in North and South Carolina. A poet and journalist, she has published work in The Boston Globe, The Offing, The Nation, Quartz, and others. Dasia received her B.A. in Ethics, Politics & Economics from Yale University in 2018. In the Fall of 2022, she will be pursuing an M.F.A. in Creative Writing at New York University, where she will study poetry as a Lillian Vernon Fellow. While at NYU, Dasia hopes to continue writing about the legacies she has inherited as a queer daughter of the Black South. She looks forward to a long career in writing and teaching, through which she hopes to create affirming spaces for all writers, especially Black and LGBTQ+ poets.

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