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Thylias Moss

Born: Feb 27, 1954

Birthplace: Cleveland

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Thylias Moss

Date of Birth : Feb 27, 1954
Birth Place : Cleveland

Thylias Moss is an American poet, writer, experimental filmmaker, sound artist and playwright, of African-American, Native American, and European heritage, who has published a number of poetry collections, children’s books, essays, and multimedia work she calls poam s, products of acts of making, related to her work in Limited Fork Theory. Among her awards are a MacArthur Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Award, an Artist's Fellowship from the Massachusetts Arts Council, an NEA grant, and the Witter Bynner Poetry Prize Witter Bynner award for poetry. Literary Critic Harold Bloom has favourably compared her work that of Anne Carson.


  • Writer
  • Poet
  • Playwright

Awards Won

  • MacArthur Fellowship
  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
  • Whiting Writers'' Award
  • National Poetry Series
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