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publisher , author , art dealer , poet

Stanley Moss is an American poet, publisher, and art dealer.


Moss, Stanley was born on June 21, 1925 in New York City. Son of Samuel and Margaret Moss.


Bachelor, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut. Master of Arts, Yale University.


His first book of poems, The Wrong Angel, was published in 1966. He is the author of five other books of poems: The Skull of Adam (1979), The Intelligence of Clouds (1989), Asleep in the Garden (1997), A History of Color (2003), New & Selected Poems 2006 , and God Breaketh Not All Men's Hearts Alike: New & Later Collected Poems (2011). In 1977 Moss founded Sheep Meadow Press, a non-profit publishing company that publishes poetry and belles-lettres, with a special focus on international poets in translation.

Sheep Meadow Press has published the works of Yehuda Amichai, Peter Cole, and many other renowned poets. Moss makes his living as a private art dealer, largely in Spanish and Italian Old Masters. He lives in Riverdale and Clinton Corners, New York.


Married Ana Maria Vandellos Nicholson, 1953 (divorced 1960). Married Jane Zech, 1967.

Samuel Moss

Margaret Moss

Jane Zech

Ana Maria Vandellos Nicholson