Tonee Moll is a queer writer and educator who lives in Baltimore.
Tonee holds a PhD in English from Morgan State University and an MFA in creative writing & publishing art from University of Baltimore. They are an assistant professor of English at a community college in Maryland.
Their debut memoir, Out of Step, won a 2018 Lambda Literary Award and the 2017 Non/Fiction Prize. It was also featured on the American Library Association’s annual list of notable LGBTQ+ books. It is available now from Ohio State University Press.
Their latest poetry collection, You Cannot Save Here, won the Jean Feldman Poetry Prize from Washington Writers’ Publishing House. It is available now.
Tonee’s poetry has also received the Adele V. Holden award for creative excellence and the Bill Knott Poetry Prize. It has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of Net, and it is included in anthologies that have been finalists for both the Lammys and the Ignyte awards.
Tonee is available for lectures, readings and visits to your campus, classroom, workplace or book club.