Simone Muench

Simone Muench is the recipient of an NEA Poetry Fellowship and the Meier Foundation for the Arts Award as well as residency fellowships to Yaddo, Artsmith, VCCA, and VSC. She is the author of seven full-length books including Wolf Centos and Orange Crush from Sarabande. She also co-edited They Said: A Multi-Genre Anthology of Contemporary Collaborative Writing (Black Lawrence, 2018), and her recent collection, The Under Hum, co-written with Jackie K. White, is forthcoming from Black Lawrence in 2024.

She serves as a poetry editor for Tupelo Quarterly, faculty advisor for Jet Fuel Review, and poetry editor for JackLeg Press, as well as being the creator of the Hungry Brain Sunday Reading Series. She received her PhD from the University of Illinois at Chicago and directs the writing program at Lewis University where she teaches creative writing and film studies.

2024 Events
Reclaiming the Narrative: Empowering Women Through Poetry