McNeeley (Neeley for short) Ann Moore  is a writer and educator from East Tennessee. She received her BA in English Literature with a minor in 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 women and religion in modern Appalachia. Her goal in both her career and her life is 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.