Thylias Moss received a B.A. from Oberlin College and an M.A. from the University of New Hampshire. She currently teaches at Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts. Moss is the recipient of a 1987 Artist's Fellowship from the Massachusetts Arts Council. She has published poems in Callaloo, Obsidian II, Indiana Review, and other journals. She has also published Hosiery Seams on a Bowlegged Woman, a collection of poems.