Allison Moorer

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  • Singer-Songwriter and Producer
  • Critically Acclaimed Author of 'Blood' and 'I Dream He Talks to Me'
  • Winner of the Hall-Waters Prize for Excellence in Southern Writing
  • Advocate for the Healing Power of Storytelling



Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter, producer, and author Allison Moorer is a powerful storyteller known for her memoir Blood as well as I Dream He Talks to Me: A Memoir of Learning How to Listen. Through music and memoir, Moorer shares meditations of redemption, acceptance, and the power of healing through art. She has received numerous nominations, for an Academy Award for “Best Original Song,” a Grammy, an Americana Music Association Award, and from the Academy of Country Music Awards. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, American Songwriter, Guernica, No Depression, Literary Hub, and The Bitter Southerner, and she received the Hall-Waters Prize for Excellence in Southern Writing in 2020. A highly regarded memoirist, Moorer speaks with vulnerability and authority about how we can face life’s hardships and take ownership over our own stories, in keynotes and conversations that are riveting for audiences of all kinds.

 

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Standing in the Power of Your Story

Critically acclaimed singer songwriter, producer, and author Allison Moorer is a powerful storyteller known for her memoir Blood and countless award-nominated songs and albums. Moorer speaks with vulnerability and authority about how we can face life’s hardships and take ownership over our own stori ...

Critically acclaimed singer songwriter, producer, and author Allison Moorer is a powerful storyteller known for her memoir Blood and countless award-nominated songs and albums. Moorer speaks with vulnerability and authority about how we can face life’s hardships and take ownership over our own stories, in keynotes and conversations that are riveting for audiences of all kinds.

Music and Memoir

Critically acclaimed singer songwriter, producer, and author Allison Moorer is a powerful storyteller known for her memoir Blood as well as I Dream He Talks to Me: A Memoir of Learning How to Listen. Through music and memoir, Moorer shares meditations of redemption, acceptance, and the power of heal ...

Critically acclaimed singer songwriter, producer, and author Allison Moorer is a powerful storyteller known for her memoir Blood as well as I Dream He Talks to Me: A Memoir of Learning How to Listen. Through music and memoir, Moorer shares meditations of redemption, acceptance, and the power of healing through art in this unique event that is part keynote, part performance.

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Allison Moorer is a singer/songwriter, producer, and author who has released ten critically acclaimed albums. Her first memoir, Blood, was released in October 2019 to high praise and received starred reviews in Publisher’s WeeklyKirkus, and Booklist. Her second, I Dream He Talks to Me, was published in October 2021, and received starred reviews in Publisher’s Weekly and more. 

Allison has been nominated for an Academy Award (in 1999 for Best Original Song), and also Grammy, Americana Music Association, and Academy of Country Music Awards. Allison holds an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School; her work has been published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, American Songwriter, Guernica, No Depression, Literary Hub, and The Bitter Southerner. She received the Hall-Waters Prize for Excellence in Southern Writing in 2020. She lives in Nashville.