The Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA) has given Edward Kelsey Moore a 2014 Literary Award for his essay Piaf and Roadkill published in the literary journal Ninth Letter. The IACA Literary Awards recognize Illinois writers and helps promote a greater awareness of non-commercial publishing in the state. The award encourages Illinois not-for-profit literary magazines to publish and disseminate new work by living Illinois writers and poets. The Illinois Arts Council Agency serves the people of Illinois through a variety of grants and services primarily geared to support the Illinois arts sector, advance arts education, foster creativity, and drive the economic vitality of the state. You can read the official IACA press release -- click here!
Edward Kelsey Moore's essay Piaf and Roadkill humorously explores the theme of masculinity. The issue of Ninth Letter which contains the essay may still be available. To inquire please write: firstname.lastname@example.org and ask about issue 9.2 Fall/Winter 2012-13. Your purchase will help nurture this small literary journal (and give encouragement to literary journals everywhere).
E.K.M. does not receive any compensation as a result of your purchase.