John Michael Mouskos
His first anthology, Autumn, was presented at the Society Club in Soho, London in November 2011, and his work has since gained prominence at international literary festivals and been widely published in journals. His poem White Spider was nominated for the Forward Prize 2016.
John Michael Mouskos wrote and directed the screenplay Unlined (2015), winner of an Honourable Mention at the International Film Awards of Berlin 2015, winner of an Award of Merit at the IndieFEST Awards 2015, and shortlisted at the BAFTA qualifying British Independent Film Awards 2015. 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 and Mount Elbrus, and scaled the North Face of Mount Whitney.