Moritz Albert F.

Albert F. Moritz was born in Niles, Ohio, came to Toronto in 1974 after completing studies at Marquette University, and is a Canadian citizen. He has worked as a newspaper reporter and film columnist, an advertising copywriter and executive, an editor and publisher, and latterly as a part-time university teacher.

Awards
Ingram Merrill Foundation Fellowship, 1982.
Selection to the Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets, 1984.
Guggenheim Fellowship, 1990.
Award in Literature, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, 1991.
Selection to Colección Legítima Defensa (distinguished foreign authors in Spanish translation), Universidad Autonómo de Zacatecas, Mexico, 1992.
Northrop Frye Visiting Lecturer in Poetry, Victoria University at the University of Toronto, 1994.
Canada Council grants: 1982, 1983, 1986, 1992.
National Magazine Award for Poetry nominee, 1996.

Selected Publications
Here. (Contraband Press, 1975).
Black Orchid. (Dreadnaught Press, 1981).
The Visitation. (Aya Press, 1983).
The Tradition. (Princeton University Press, 1986).
Song of Fear. (Brick Books, 1992).
The Ruined Cottage. (Wolsak & Wynn, 1993).
Mahoning. (Brick Books, 1994).
Phantoms in the Ark. (Ronsdale Press, 1994).
A Houseboat on the Styx. (Ekstasis Editions, 1998).
Rest on the Flight into Egypt. (Brick Books, 1999).

Selected Anthologies
The New Canadian Poets: 1970-1985.( McClelland and Stewart, 1985).
The Best American of the Best American Poetry. (Scribner, 1998).
The Best American Poetry 1998. (Macmillan Publishing, 1998).

Books in Print
Moritz, Albert F.
A Houseboat on the Styx. Ekstasis Editions, 1998. ISBN: 1-896860-39-7.
Mahoning. Brick Books, 1994. ISBN: 0-919626-73-6.
Phantoms in the Ark. Ronsdale Press, 1994. ISBN: 0-921870-22-1.
Rest on the Flight into Egypt. Brick Books, 1999.
Song of Fear. Brick Books, 1992. ISBN: 0-919626-57-2.
The Ruined Cottage. Wolsak and Wynn, 1993. 0-919897-33-9.
The Tradition. Princeton University Press, 1986. ISBN: 0-691-01427-2.

Albert F. Moritz, 14 Alpha Ave., Toronto, ON, M4X 1J3, (416) 926-8238
tmoritz@chass.utoronto.ca