Sam Herschel Wein

Sam Herschel Wein

(pronouns: he/they)

is a Chicago based poet who specializes in perpetual frolicking. Their first chapbook, Fruit Mansion (Split Lip Press, 2017) was selected as the winner of the 2016 Turnbuckle Chapbook prize. Their second chapbook, Gesundheit! a collaboration with Chen Chen, is forthcoming from Glass Poetry Press in fall 2019. He co-founded and edits Underblong Journal. Recent poems can be found in Hobart PulpConnotation Press, and Bat City Review, among others. They can be found in the cheese aisle of most stores, in the middle of a hug, or editing poems at your local coffee shop.


Gesundheit is available for pre-order!!

Hello friends! My second chapbook, GESUNDHEIT! a collaboration with Chen Chen, is available for pre-order with Glass Poetry Press! Check out the link below now to see sample poems, the blurb, and to be one of the first one’s to receive it!


Want to reach out for collaboration, bookings, or to share in general merriment? Email Sam today at