Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Poetry Born: in Benson, Louisiana Sites:
Illinois ConnectionMuench was born in Louisiana but attended the University of Illinois at Chicago and stayed in Illinois to pursue her career.
Biographical and Professional InformationSimone Muench received her Ph.D from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and is Professor of English at Lewis University where she teaches creative writing and film studies and serves as chief faculty advisor for Jet Fuel Review. Her chapbook TRACE received the Black River Award (Black Lawrence Press, 2014). She is a recipient of a 2013 NEA fellowship and the 2014 Meier Foundation for the Arts Achievement Award, which recognizes artists for their innovation, achievements and community contributions.
*''Lampblack & Ash'', Sarabande, 2003 *''Orange Crush '', Sarabande, 2010 *''The Air Lost in Breathing'', Helicon Nine, 2000 *"Disappearing Address", BlazeVOX, 2010 - written with Philip Jenks *"Wolf Centos", Sarabande, 2014 *"Suture", Black Lawrence, 2017 - written with Dean Rader