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The Bishop's Daughter

Honor Moore
In conversation with Rev. Dr. George F. Regas, Executive Director, the Regas Institute
Thursday, May 29, 2008
1:10:54
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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.


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