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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Simone Muench  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Poetry

Born: in Benson, Louisiana


Illinois Connection

Simone Muench was born in Louisiana but attended the University of Illinois at Chicago and stayed in Illinois to pursue her career.

Biographical and Professional Information

Muench received her Ph.D from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and is director of the Writing Program and Assistant Professor of English at Lewis University where she teaches creative writing and film studies.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- *Marianne Moore Prize for Poetry, ''The Air Lost in Breathing'' *Kathryn A. Morton Prize for Poetry, ''Lampblack and Ash''