John Moessner is a writer, editor, and teacher living in Kansas City.

His debut poetry collection, Harmonia, was published in May 2023 by Stephen F. Austin State University Press. He received his MFA from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. His work has appeared in Arts & LettersCommonweal, New Ohio Review, North American Review, and Poet Lore.  Having taught English and writing for several years, he is now part of the editorial team for a medical journal in Kansas City and an editorial board member for Nimrod International Journal.