David Antonio Moody is a writing instructor with Arizona State University’s College of Integrative Sciences and Arts located in downtown Phoenix. He is the co-coordinator of the Face-to-Face (F2F) Writers’ Studio, an innovative first-year composition option at ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus. Based on award-winning models for composition, F2F Writers’ Studio is bringing together a diverse community of faculty, staff, writing fellows, and students to rethink how writing is taught and learned.

David also is the production and audio editor for The Cortland Review, an online literary magazine publishing poetry and fiction in text, audio and video since 1997. Recipient of a 2014 AWP Intro Journals Award, his recent poetry appears in Ghost Ocean, Watershed Review, Breakwater Review, Superstition Review, and Carolina Quarterly. He completed his doctorate at Florida State University where he performed in the Jack Haskin’s Flying High Circus.

Born and raised in Palatka, a small Florida river town, David aspires to empower writers, readers, and students to use language as a tool for enjoyment, insight, remembrance, understanding, and change.