Dinty W. Moore
The five questions for professor, writer, and editor Dinty Moore, who cites Steve Martin as a hero.
DOB: 11 August, 1955
What do you do: I’m founder, editor, designer, development director, and office assistant for Brevity, an on-line magazine of concise literary nonfiction. On the side, I write books and teach college students to think.
Favorite Books: A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters, Julian Barnes; Praying for Sheetrock, Melissa Fay Greene
Heroes: Kurt Vonnegut, Steve Martin, Thich Nhat Hanh
What makes you laugh: Outrageousness
Charity worth giving to: Seva Foundation
Five words that sound good: flabbergasted, donnybrook, folderol, parsnippany, boddhisatva