McNeeley (Neeley for short) Ann Moore is a writer and educator from East Tennessee. She received her BA in English Literature with a minor ESL Education from The University of Tennessee. She is a 2020-21 Fulbright grantee to Romania, where she will teach University-level English and conduct creative writing workshops for teenagers and college students.
Neeley’s writing seeks to explore the themes of immigration and Christianity in modern Appalachia. Her academic focus is women’s liberation and the American Church in modern and contemporary southern literature.
Her goal is to continue to find ways to tell good stories and educate others through the creative arts.
favorite things: cross-cultural experiences, 35 mm film, walking through cities at dusk, musical theatre, folk music, hiking around the Smoky mountains, documentaries, movie nights with long discussions afterwards, the Oxford Comma, classic and modern Disney + all things related, coming of age films starring Saoirse Ronan, Christmas tree farms, black coffee, freshly baked sourdough bread, and cronuts.
To contact Neeley, email her here.