Anna Moschavakis

Anna Moschavakis reading with Sueyeun Juliette Lee, Juliana Spahr, Ronaldo Wilson, Tisa Bryant and Vanessa Place at Small Press Traffic May 6th 2012 at Artist Television Access

Anna Moschavakis

is a poet, a translator, and an editor.

She earned a BA from the University of California-Berkeley, an MFA from the Milton Avery Graduate School for the Arts at Bard College, and an MA in comparative literature at the CUNY Graduate Center. Her books of poetry include I Have Not Been Able to Get Through to Everyone (2006) and You and Three Others Are Approaching a Lake (2011), which won the James Laughlin Award. She is also the author of several chapbooks, including The Blue Book (2005), The Tragedy of Waste (2007), and The Human Machine (2009). Her translations include Georges Simenon's The Engagement (2007), Annie Ernaux's The Possession (2008), and Albert Cossery's The Jokers (2010). Moschovakis is a member of Ugly Duckling Presse, where she has been an editor, a designer, an administrator, and a printer since 2002. She founded the Dossier Series at the press in 2008 and edits both poetry and translations. A core faculty member of the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Moschovakis is also a visiting assistant professor at the Pratt Institute. Her honors and awards include grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Fund for Poetry, the Edward F. Albee Foundation, and an apexart residency in Ethiopia. She lives in Brooklyn and Delaware County, New York.