Discipline: Literature – poetry

Virginia Moore

Discipline: Literature – poetry
Region: Libertyville, IL
MacDowell Fellowships: 1925
Virginia Moore (1903-1993) was born in Omaha. She earned a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Hollins College in Roanoke, Va., and a master's degree and a doctorate in philosophy from Columbia University. She began her career as a poet, publishing three volumes of lyric verse: Not Poppy (1926), Sweet Water and Bitter (1929), and Homer's Golden Chain (1937). She was on the board of the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library and the Scottsville Museum.


New Hampshire

Virginia Moore worked in the New Hampshire studio.

New Hampshire Studio, originally named Peterborough Studio, was given to MacDowell by Mr. and Mrs. William Schofield, Mrs. H. A. Chamberlain, Mrs. Andrew Draper, and Miss Ruth Cheney. The studio was renamed in 1943. The Gilbert Verney Foundation established an endowed maintenance fund in 1990, and a bequest in memory of MacDowell Fellow Victor Candell underwrote the…

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