"I applied to the MFA program because I wanted to write, but like many people, I wasn’t getting anywhere on my own. Going back to graduate school for the second time in a completely different discipline was a major decision, but one that felt necessary in order to bring my desire to write into balance with my desire to help others."
"As a cataloguer in the curatorial department of Winterthur Museum in Delaware, I specialize in textile and costume history, but am currently responsible for researching the museum’s collection of several thousand hand tools—woodworking, blacksmithing, etc.—which date from 1720 to 1940."
Sean Moore graduated from UMass in 1991 with a B.A. (double major) in English and History. Along the way, he studied abroad at UMass's exchange program at Trinity College Dublin, which gave him a lifelong interest in Irish literature and history. He is now Associate Professor of English at the University of New Hampshire.