Edward Moran is an author and historian who specializes in literary biography. He was the literary researcher for the documentary film Hyam Plutzik: American Poet, shown recently at various film festivals, including the Zebra Poetry Film Festival in Berlin. He is also the literary advisor to the Hyam Plutzik “50/100” centennial celebrations in 2011-2012.
He has contributed two articles to our library:
- “O Father Abraham!,” an introduction to Hyam Plutzik’s “To Abraham Lincoln, That He Walk by Day” (in our Poems for President Lincoln collection).
- “Nothing Can Be Done, But Something Can Be Said,” an essay on the epitaphs and linkages of four poets who died in the month of January—Joseph Brodsky, T. S. Eliot, Hyam Plutzik, and William Butler Yeats.