Laurea (BA) in Modern Italian Letters, Università di Pavia, Italy
Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature, Washington University in St. Louis, MO
Spanish 1B Humanities 104
Giorgio Mobili is a poet, translator, and literary critic. Born in Milan, Italy, he
has lived in the US since 1999. He is the author of several essays, and of the book Irritable Bodies and Postmodern Subjects in Pynchon, Puig, Volponi (2008).
He has published five poetry collections in Italian (his latest, Dimenticare un hotel, in 2020) and one in Spanish (Última salida a Ventura, 2014). His poetry has appeared in numerous journals both in Italy and abroad, and
has been included in the bilingual anthology Poets of the Italian Diaspora (Fordham University Press, 2014). His first English-language poetry/photography book,
Sunken Boulevards, came out in 2021.
He has translated into Italian Brazilian poet Narlan Matos (La provincia oscura, 2016), American poet Chris Merrill (Necessità, 2017) and Chilean poet Carmen Berenguer (Orme di secolo, 2021). He has translated into English poet Luigi Fontanella (Adolescence and Night, 2020) and philosopher Massimo Cacciari (Philosophy, Mysticism, and the Political, SUNY, 2021).