Sandra Simonds





Sandra Simonds

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My name is Sandra Simonds and I grew up in Los Angeles, California. I earned a B.A. in Psychology and Creative Writing at U.C.L.A and an M.F.A. from the University of Montana, where I received a poetry fellowship. In 2010, I earned a PhD in Literature with an emphasis in Creative Writing from Florida State University. My second full-length collection of poems called Mother was a Tragic Girl will be published by Cleveland State University Poetry Center in 2012. I’m also the author of Warsaw Bikini (Bloof Books, 2008), which was a finalist for numerous prizes including the National Poetry Series; I have written several chapbooks including Used White Wife (Grey Book Press, 2009) and The Humble Travelogues of Mr. Ian Worthington, Written from L...more


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Thought I would update with some links to poems that are coming out in my 4th book, The Glass Box (Saturnalia, 2015). Much thanks to the editors at these journals who published this work.


“Journey of Marie de Medici” atCatch-Up


“I am Inside the Humanities” atThe American Poetry Review


“I Grade Online Humanities Tests” atthe Awl


“Poem Composed Entirely of Lines from my Stalker” atHTML Giant


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Warsaw Bikini
4.6 of 5 stars 4.60 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 2009
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Mother Was a Tragic Girl
4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 2012
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Used White Wife
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2009
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The Humble Travelogues of M...
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 4 ratings
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