Alan Jude Moore was born in Dublin in 1973. He is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin where he studied Political Science. His published work includes the poetry collections Black State Cars (Salmon Poetry, 2004), Lost Republics (Salmon Poetry, 2008), Strasbourg (Salmon Poetry, 2010) and Zinger (Salmon Poetry, 2013). He has been shortlisted for the Hennessy New Irish Writing Award and his work has been translated into French, Italian, Russian and Turkish.
Recently his work has featured in the Dublin ‘One City One Book’ anthology, the Poetry International website and ‘What’s the Story?’, an anthology produced by Solas Nua and The Stinging Fly for Irish Book Day 2014 in Washington DC & New York.
He has read and performed at events in Ireland and abroad, including the Dublin Book Festival; Aspects Festival of Literature, Northern Ireland; the Riflesidiversi Festival, Perugia; The Istanbul International Poetry Festival; The Troubadour Club, London; AWP events in Chicago & Washington DC; The Henry Miller Memorial Library, California; Loyola University, Los Angeles; the Nabokov Museum, St. Petersburg and the Marina Tsevtaeva House in Moscow.
He lives in Dublin.