Shane Moritz

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Shane Moritz comes from Baltimore

How long have you been writing? Poems for about three years. Prose for much longer.

What do you consider to be your greatest accomplishment as a writer? Poetry prize.

How did you react? I bought a round of Dead Turtles at a cowboy bar in Milledgeville, Georgia. What is a Dead Turtle? Vodka with pickle juice.

What is your favorite book? Laura Newbern’s Love and the Eye.

Who is your favorite author? Thomas McGuane.

If you could have dinner with one fictional character, who would it be? Leonard Michael’s Nachman.

What is your favorite food? Oysters.

What is your preferred drink while you write? Dry Gin Martini.

Personal website/blog: Total Moritz of the Heart.

Profile(s): twitter@moritzisill.

Books for sale: I wish. Dustin Junkert and I have a book. When it gets picked up it’ll really be something.


The Ramingo’s Porch Issue #2