Andrew Mossin


Temple University Intellectual Heritage Program
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Author's Bio

Andrew Mossin has published six books of poetry to date, including The Epochal Body (Singing Horse Press 2004), The Veil (Singing Horse Press 2006), Exile's Recital (Spuyten Duyvil 2014), Torture Papers (Spuyten Duyvil 2017), Stanzas for the Preparation of Perception (Spuyten Duyvil 2019), The Fire Cycle (Sputyen Duyvil 2020), and a book of critical essays, Male Subjectivity and Poetic Form in "New American" Poetry (Palgrave 2010).   He has published his poetry, creative non-fiction, reviews and critical esssays in a wide range of journals and magazines, including Conjunctions, Talisman, Hambone, The Iowa Review, Jacket, Contemporary Literature, Golden Handcuffs Review, and many others.  His memoir, A Son from the Mountains, was published by Spuyten Duyvil Press in 2021. He has recently completed a new book of poetry, A Common World and is at work on a new memoir, The Last Father. 

Mossin recieved his M.A. in Creative Writing and Ph.D. in English from Temple University, where he is currently an Associate Professor in the Intellectual Heritage Program.  He lives in Doylestown, PA. 

Publications & Prizes

A Son from the Mountains: A Memoir (Spuyten Duyvil, 2021)
The Fire Cycle (Spuyten Duyvil, 2020)
Stanzas for the Preparation of Perception (Spuyten Duyvil, 2019)
Torture Papers (Spuyten Duyvil, 2017)
Exile's Recital (Spuyten Duyvil, 2016)
The Veil (Singing Horse Press, 2008)
The Epochal Body (Singing Horse Press, 2004)

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Robert Duncan, Robin Blaser, H.D., Ezra Pound, Charles Olson, Barbara Guest, Ronald Johnson, Nathaniel Mackey, John Ashbery, Fred Moten, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Kenneth Irby, Paul Blackburn, Ed Roberson, Anne Waldman.
What I'm reading now: 
Salient by Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr. , The H.D. Book by Robert Duncan, Now at the Threshold by Tuvia Ruebner, tr. Rachel Tzvia Back, The Presence of Light by Ed. Matthew T. Kapstein

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Last update: Jun 07, 2021