Brian Simoneau is the author of the poetry collection River Bound

(C&R Press, 2014), which was chosen by poet Arthur Smith for the 2013 De Novo Prize.


His poems have appeared in Barn Owl Review, Boston Review, Boulevard, Cave Wall, Cincinnati Review, Colorado Review, Crab Creek Review, Crab Orchard Review, Flyway: Journal of Writing and Environment, Four Way Review, The Georgia Review, Mid-American Review, The Normal School, North American Review, Poet Lore, Red Rock Review, RHINO, Salamander, Southern Humanities Review, Southern Indiana Review, Sugar House Review, Third Coast, and other journals. Originally from Lowell, Massachusetts, he received a BA from Amherst College, an MFA in creative writing from the University of Oregon, and an MA in English & American Literature from Boston University. He lives near Boston with his family.