John Michael Mouskos
John Michael Mouskos was born in London.
His first anthology, Autumn, was presented at the Society Club in Soho, London in November 2011. His work has since gained prominence at international literary festivals and been widely published in journals. He wrote and directed the screenplay Unlined (2015), winner of Honourable Mention at the International Film Awards of Berlin 2015, winner of Award of Merit at the IndieFEST Awards 2015, and shortlisted at the BAFTA qualifying British Independent Film Awards 2015.
His forthcoming debut poetry collection Cold Spark, includes the Forward Prize nominated poem White Spider. He is currently writing the screenplay Polyphony, his debut feature film.
A mountaineer, he has crossed the Alps, climbed to the summits of Mont Blanc, Mount Aconcagua, Mount Elbrus, Mytikas and scaled the North Face of Mount Whitney.