Lorrie Moore is a short story and fiction writer. She graduated from St. Lawrence University in New York in 1978 and received an MFA from Cornell University in 1982.
Moore published her first book of short stories, Self-Help, in 1985 and quickly became known for her cleverly candid approach to p
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