Simone Muench’s fifth full-length collection Wolf Centos will appear in August 2014 from Sarabande. 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


Trace, recipient of the Black River Chapbook Prize from Black Lawrence Press, is now available for purchase

New poems appear in Boston Review, Academy of American Poets, Indiana Review, Bellingham Review, Four Way Review, A Public Space, Gulf Coast, Salt Hill,

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, Fifth Wednesday, Likestarlings, and POOL.

Recently awarded 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).


Fort Gondo
3151 Cherokee Street
St. Louis, MO
Friday, November 9, 2012
7 PM
Readers: Simone Muench and Joy Katz




St. Xaviers University
Department of English and the Literary Appreciation Society
Monday, October 15th, 2012
Readers: Simone Muench and Jackie K. White

The Writers Place
3607 Pennsylvania
Kansas City, MO 64111
Friday April 6th, 2012
Readers: Simone Muench, Eric Goodman and Cyrus Console

Prairie Gate Literary Festival
University of Minnesota—Morris
Briggs Library first floor
Saturday March 31st, 2012
Readers: Simone Muench and Ilya Kaminsky


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