Simeon Berry


Somerville, MA 02144

Author's Bio

Simeon Berry was born in Guilford, Connecticut, and was educated at New College of Florida and Eckerd College. He received a M.F.A. in Poetry from Indiana University at Bloomington, and has been an Associate Editor for Ploughshares. He lives in Somerville, Massachusetts.

His first book, Ampersand Revisited, won the 2013 National Poetry Series (Fence Books), and his second book, Monograph, won the 2014 National Poetry Series (University of Georgia Press).

Publications & Prizes

Devouring the Green (Jaded Ibis Press, 2015)
Decomposition (Lost Horse Press, 2010)
Don't Leave Hungry: Fifty Years of Southern Poetry Review (University of Arkansas Press, 2009)
Monograph (The University of Georgia Press, 2015)
Ampersand Revisited (Fence Books, 2014)
Prizes won: 

Massachusetts Cultural Council Individual Artist Grant, Career Chapter Award from the National Society of Arts and Letters

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Guilford, CT
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Last update: Oct 22, 2014