Joshua Mohr

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Joshua Mohr
Joshua Mohr reading at Modern Times Bookstore, San Francisco CA, in 2009
Born Joshua Mohr
(1976-07-08) July 8, 1976 (age 40)
Occupation Novelist
Nationality American
Education San Francisco State University (BA),
University of San Francisco (MFA)

Joshua Mohr (born July 8, 1976) is an American author.


Joshua Mohr moved to the Bay Area (from Phoenix, AZ) in 1988, and currently lives in the Mission District of San Francisco, CA. He attended San Francisco State University for his undergraduate studies, where he received two Bachelor of Arts degrees: the first in history, the second in creative writing. He then went on to receive a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing at the University of San Francisco, where he graduated in 2005.[1]

Joshua Mohr teaches creative writing at The Writing Salon in San Francisco and at the University of San Francisco.


Reception to Mohr's work has been predominantly positive,[2] receiving positive reviews from O Magazine and SF Gate.[3][4] His novel Termite Parade was listed as an "Editor's Choice" by the New York Times in 2010.[5]



  • Some Things that Meant the World to Me (2009)
  • Termite Parade (2010)
  • Damascus (2011)
  • Fight Song: A Novel (2013)
  • All This Life: A Novel (2015)

Short Stories[edit]

  • Dressing the Dead

Other publications[edit]

  • 'Other Voices
  • Cimarron Review
  • Gulf Coast
  • Pleiades


  1. ^ Harmanci, Reyhan (5 June 2009). "Josh Mohr's debut novel 'Some Things'". SF Gate. Retrieved 6 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Barry, Rebecca (23 July 2010). "Ugly Truths". New York Times. Retrieved 6 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "10 Terrific Reads of 2009". O Magazine. Retrieved 6 October 2012. 
  4. ^ May, Meredith (18 October 2011). "Joshua Mohr lets chaos flow into sordid stories". SF Gate. Retrieved 6 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "Editors’ Choice". The New York Times. 30 July 2010. Retrieved 6 October 2012. 

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