"Muench's lush figures give great pleasure to both ear and eye, and her imaginative leaps can feel both mysterious and inevitable, in a way that recalls not only Desnos, but also Neruda."--The New York Times Book Review
"Her language is refreshing, musical, attenuated."--Anne Waldman
Simone Muench lives in Chicago.
Simone Muench was raised in Louisiana and Arkansas and now lives in Chicago. She is the author of The Air Lost in Breathing (2000 Marianne Moore Prize) and Lampblack & Ash (2004 Kathryn A. Morton Prize). She received her Ph.D from the University of Illinois-Chicago and is director of the Writing Program at Lewis University and an editor for Sharkforum.