Marian D Moore grew up in Shreveport, Louisiana and works in the city of New Orleans. An early reader, her parents encouraged a love of both science and literature. In 1998, she became a member of the NOMMO Literary Society, a writing workshop led by New Orleans writer and activist Kalamu ya Salaam.
Her fiction has been published in the anthology “Crossroads: Tales of the Southern Literary Fantastic”, the online journal “Rigorous”, and the anthology “Dominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from Africa and the African Diaspora”
Her poetry has been published in the journals “Drumvoices", “The Louisiana Review” and “Bridges”, Asimov’s SF magazine, the anthologies “Mending for Memory: Sewing in Louisiana Essays, Stories, and Poems”, “Dominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from Africa and the African Diaspora” and “I am New Orleans”. Her book of poetry, Louisiana Midrash, was published by UNO Press/Runagate in January 2019.