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Simone Muench

Author's Bio

Simone Muench was raised in Louisiana and Arkansas and now resides in Chicago, Illinois. She received her Ph.D from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and currently directs the Writing Program at Lewis University where she is an associate professor and teaches creative writing and film studies. She is the author of The Air Lost in Breathing (Marianne Moore Prize for Poetry; Helicon Nine, 2000), Lampblack & Ash (Kathryn A. Morton Prize for Poetry; Sarabande, 2005), Orange Crush (Sarabande, 2010) and Disappearing Address, co-written with Philip Jenks (BlazeVOX, 2010). A former editor of ACM, she is now an editor for Sharkforum and chief faculty advisor for Jet Fuel Review; additionally, she serves on the advisory boards of Switchback Books. A vegetarian and life long horror film fan, you can find her at www.simonemuench.com

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Orange Crush (Sarabande Books, 2010), Lampblack & Ash (Sarabande Books, 2005), The Air Lost in Breathing (Helicon Nine Editions, 2000)
Chapbooks:
Little Visceral Carnival (co-written with Philip Jenks) (Cinematheque Press, 2009), Orange Girl (Dancing Girl Press, 2007), Notebook. Knife. Mentholatum. (New Michigan Press, 2003)
Journals:
A Public Space, Boston Review, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Gulf Coast, Iowa Review, Poetry, Quarterly West
Prizes:
1999 Marianne Moore Prize for Poetry
2009 Kathryn A. Morton Prize for Poetry
2000 Illinois Arts Council Fellowship
2009 Illinois Arts Council Fellowship
2011 Vermont Student Center Fellowship
2012 Vermont Student Center Fellowship
49th Parallel Poetry Award
PSA’s Fine Lines Contest
Charles Goodnow Awardv AWP Intro Journals Award
Poetry Center’s 9th Annual Juried Reading Award
PSA’s Bright Lights/Big Verse Award
2012 Lewis University Faculty Scholar Award
UIC's Frederick Stern Award for Teaching

Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Listing last updated: October 21, 2012

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Born in:
Shreveport, LA

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