Michael Simms

Michael Simms is the founding editor of Autumn House Press (1998-2016) and Vox Populi (2014-present). His recent books include the poetry collections American Ash and Nightjar (Ragged Sky, 2020, 2021) and the novels Bicycles of the Gods: A Divine Comedy and The Green Mage: Volume One of the Talon Trilogy (Madville, 2022, 2023). In 2014, the State Legislature of Pennsylvania awarded Simms a Certificate of Recognition for his service to the arts. Simms lives in the historic Pittsburgh neighborhood of Mount Washington with his wife Eva and their kelpie Josie.

  • Strangers at the Door: Robert Gibb, Laure-Anne Bosselaar and Jose Padua by Michael Simms

    I’ve always loved poetry that has a clear voice, a strong reliance on craft