|Simone Muench’s fifth full-length collection Wolf Centos is now available (Sarabande, 2014). Her book Orange Crush was released by Sarabande in 2010, and her collaboration of epistolary poems Disappearing Address, co-written with Philip Jenks, was released by BlazeVox in 2010. Currently, she is working on a new collaborative book of sonnets with University of San Francisco poet and professor Dean Rader. She is a professor, vegetarian, and horror film fan. >> more
|2015 Illinois Featured Poet
2015 Black Lawrence Press National Poetry Month Spotlight
Recipient of The 2014 Helen Coburn Meier and Tim Meier Charitable Foundation for the Arts Achievement Award, recognized for innovation, past achievements, and community contributions
Kansas City Star names Wolf Centos one of the 100 best books of 2014
Wolf Centos makes Newcity’s Top 5 of Everything 2014: Lit
Trace, recipient of the Black River Chapbook Prize from Black Lawrence Press, is now available for purchase
Wolf Centos appear in Boston Review, Academy of American Poets, Indiana Review, Bellingham Review, Four Way Review, A Public Space, Gulf Coast, Salt Hill, Another Chicago Magazine, Catch Up, Fifth Wednesday Journal, The Laurel Review, Mid-American Review, Poets & Artists, Pebble Lake Review, Newfound Journal, Quarterly West, Whiskey Island, and Escape Into Life.
New collaborative sonnets, with San Francisco poet Dean Rader, appear or are forthcoming in The American Poetry Review, New American Writing, Zyzzyva, Blackbird, Kettle Blue Review, Fifth Wednesday Journal, Likestarlings, POOL, Columbia Poetry Review, DMQ Review, and LUNA LUNA.
||Recipient of a 2013 NEA Fellowship in Poetry
Recipient of a 2013 Yaddo Writers Residency
Recipient of 2013 and a 2015 Lewis Faculty Scholar Awards
Recipient of 2011 and 2012 Vermont Studio Center Fellowships
Guest Editor for the Fall 2012 Issue of Fifth Wednesday Journal
Chief faculty advisor for Jet Fuel Review
Orange Crush is available from Sarabande Books
Disappearing Address, co-written with Philip Jenks, at BlazeVOX
She is also the author of Lampblack & Ash (Winner of the Kathryn A. Morton Prize; Sarabande, 2005) and
The Air Lost in Breathing (Winner of the Marianne Moore Prize; Helicon Nine, 2000).