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The Bishop's Daughter

In conversation with Rev. Dr. George F. Regas, Executive Director, the Regas Institute
Thursday, May 29, 2008
Episode Summary
An acclaimed poet offers an unsparing portrait of her father-a civil rights leader and Episcopalian bishop of New York City- that explores the consequences of sexual secrets on one American family.

Participant(s) Bio
Honor Moore is the author of three collections of poems: Red Shoes, Darling, and Memoir. She is the editor of Amy Lowell: Selected Poems for the Library of America and co-editor of At the Stray Dog Cabaret, A Book of Russian Poems translated by Paul Schmidt. Her biography, The White Blackbird, A Life of the Painter Margarett Sargent by Her Granddaughter, was a New York Times Notable Book in 1996, and she received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2004 for The Bishop's Daughter. Her play Mourning Pictures, was produced on Broadway and published in The New Women's Theatre: Ten Plays by Contemporary American Women, which she edited. Moore is also a theatre critic for The New York Times. She teaches in the graduate writing program at the New School and Columbia.