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Author: Sandra Simonds

Sandra Simonds is the award-winning author of eight books books of poetry: TRIPTYCHS (Wave Books, November 2022), Atopia (Wesleyan University Press, 2019), ORLANDO, (Wave Books, 2018), Further Problems with Pleasure, winner of the 2015 Akron Poetry Prize from the University of Akron Press, Steal It Back (Saturnalia Books, 2015), The Sonnets (Bloof Books, 2014), MOTHER WAS A TRAGIC GIRL (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2012), and Warsaw Bikini (Bloof Books, 2009). Her poems and criticism have been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Best American Poetry, Poetry, American Poetry Review, Chicago Review, Granta, Boston Review, Ploughshares, Fence, Court Green, and Lana Turner. She is the recipient of the Readers' Choice Award for her sonnet "Red Wand," which was published on Poets.org, the Academy of American Poets website. She went to UCLA for her BA, University of Montana for her MFA and Florida State for her PhD. She lives in Tallahassee, Florida and is an Associate professor of English and Humanities at Thomas University in Thomasville, Georgia.

ASSIA
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ASSIA

Noemi Press

A novel from award-winning poet Sandra Simonds. With the lyric beauty of the poet she is, Sandra Simonds gives us a fresh portrait of Assia Wevill, a woman previously conceived mostly as a consort, a homewrecker, or a femme fatale. Simonds' novel r...

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Mother Was a Tragic Girl
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Mother Was a Tragic Girl

Cleveland State University Poetry Center

Poetry. "What does it mean to be a used white wife, a mother, a tragic girl writing poems? Sandra Simonds gets into these messy words and then tears them apart. Sometimes with the words of others. And sometimes with poems made from scratch. They are...

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