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Where I Am Teaching, 2022-2023


An exciting menu of Rebirth Your Writing retreats, both virtual and in-person, are planned for the coming year. My friend and colleague Allison K Williams and I are gearing up for our Tuscany retreat in October 2022 in Certaldo, Italy, and an upcoming Costa Rica retreat in …

Finish Your Book in Tuscany


and a spectacular (in person) writing conference this October 10-17, 2021.

Please join the Rebirth Your Book retreat with me (Dinty W. Moore) and the brilliant Allison K Williams. There’s writing time and …

Join Dinty for Rebirth Your Writing: a Publishing and Craft Intensive

Join Dinty and Brevity Social Media Editor and author of Seven Drafts: Self-Edit Like a Pro, Allison K Williams, for Rebirth Your Writing: a Publishing and Craft Intensive. 

Held virtually October 11-15, 2021, we’ll start each day connecting with fellow writers, then write new work or revise, based on daily …

Dinty W. Moore Workshops and Readings 2020

Oct. 24, 2020

How to Write Funny: A Prose Workshop, Online via Zoom. This interactive workshop will explore the basic elements that make a story (fiction or nonfiction) funny, including juxtaposition, irony, understatement, exaggeration, and voice.

Oct 11-15, 2020

Rebirth Your Writing: a Publishing and Craft Intensive,Online via Zoom.  …

Dinty W. Moore Teaching Dates, 2019

From late January to mid-May, Dinty will be on leave from his teaching duties at Ohio University, serving as the Mary Rogers Field and Marion Field-McKenna Distinguished University Professor of Creative Writing at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. He may or may not also open a restaurant (pictured here.)

His …

Where Dinty Is Reading, Speaking, and Teaching, 2018

Now that I have a TSA PreCheck ‘Known Traveler Number,’ there is no stopping me. Looking forward to seeing all of you (well, some of you) at all of these events (well, maybe one or two):

February 14-18, 2018

San Miguel Writers’ Conference & Literary Festival (San Miguel de …

From Athens to Dingle: Upcoming Events

Much of my time over the next six months will be devoted to Think-Write-Publish Science and Religion, a new project at Arizona State University, funded by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation, designed to “mobilize the power of creative nonfiction to generate and convey thoughtful and inspiring accounts on the relationship …

Dinty’s Scheduled Events 2016

I’m looking forward to racking up lots of frequent flyer miles in the next eight months or so. Here are the dates from September 2015 into April 2016:

University of Central Arkansas Department of Writing

Sept. 15, 7:30 pm, Public reading and book signing, Stanley Russ 103.

Widener University (Chester, Pennsylvania)

Where’s Dinty Teaching, 2015

So far, I’m booked for these fine events, and would love to see you at the reading or workshop table:

San Miguel Writers Festival. February 11-15, 2015with Alice Walker, Gloria Steinem, Scott Turow, Richard Blanco, and many others, in magical San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

The Creative Nonfiction Conference  Pittsburgh PA. May 22-24, …

Upcoming Teaching Events 2014

Some upcoming talks, readings, and workshops. If you are in the area, or able to travel, come along and say hello.

The Hands On Literary Festival & Masquerade Ball, New Orleans.  December 30, 2013, to Jan. 1, 2014.  With Joseph Boyden, Amanda Boyden, Moira Crone, Rodger Kamenetz, Bill Lavender, Jim Grimsley,  and more. Panels, readings, …

Study with Dinty in 2013

Dinty will be teaching at a number of lovely venues in the year 2013, including:

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. February 13-18, with Cheryl Strayed, ZZ Packer, Luis Alberto Urrea, and more, in one of the most beautiful towns on the planet.

Oxford, Mississippi. May 2-5, 2013. The Oxford Creative Nonfiction Conference. With Lee …

Flash Nonfiction Illuminates, Like a Flash Gun

Jill Talbot interviews Dinty W. Moore about the intricacies of flash nonfiction and his new Rose Metal Press Field Guide.  Here’s an excerpt followed by a link to the full Bookslut interview:

In the first section of the anthology, “The Flash Nonfiction Form,” Bret Lott notes, “There ought to be an explosion of recognition, …