Howard Moss (Poet) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born

Howard Moss

Howard Moss was an American poet, dramatist and critic. He was poetry editor of The New Yorker magazine from 1948 until his death and he won the National Book Award in 1972 for Selected Poems.

About Howard Moss

Former poetry editor for The New Yorker who was also an award-winning poet, dramatist, and critic. His literary works include A Swimmer in the Air, Finding Them Lost, and The Folding Green.

Before Fame

He studied at the University of Michigan, where he was a recipient of the Hopwood Award.


He received the prestigious National Book Award in 1972 for his Selected Poems.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Manhattan and died of complications from AIDS at the height of the epidemic.


He and author Neil Algren were both recipients of the National Book Award.

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Latest information about Howard Moss updated on September 15, 2020.

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