About

Susan Lewis Susan Lewis is the author of Zoom, winner of the Washington Prize (The Word Works, 2018), as well as nine other books and chapbooks, most recently Heisenberg’s Salon (BlazeVOX [books], 2017), This Visit (BlazeVOX [books], 2015), How to Be Another (Červená Barva Press, 2014), and State of the Union (Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2014).

Lewis’s work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and has been published in journals such as Agni, The Awl, Berkeley Poetry Review, Boston Review, The Brooklyn Rail, Cimarron Review, Conjunctions, Connotation Press, Diode, Dusie, EOAGH, Fact-Simile, Fourteen Hills, Gargoyle, Interim, The Journal, LunaLuna, Monday Night, The New Orleans Review, Otoliths, Ping Pong, Raritan, Seneca Review, Verse, Verse Daily, and VOLT.

Her flash fiction has been performed by the Buntport Theater Company in Denver’s “Stories on Stage” series, her collaborations with Mary Kasimor have appeared in Otoliths and They Said, A Multi-Genre Anthology of Contemporary Collaborative Writing (Black Lawrence Press, 2018), those with composer Jonathan Golove have been recorded and performed at the Kennedy Center and Carnegie’s Weill Hall, those with artist Melissa Stern have been exhibited in galleries and museums across the U.S., and “Dedication,” her collaboration with Jill Moser, is in the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where it is available as a holiday card.

Lewis received her MFA in Creative Writing from Sarah Lawrence College and her BA and JD from UC Berkeley. She taught creative writing at SUNY, Purchase and has served as an editor and guest editor on several publications.

Susan is a co-host of the KGB Monday Night Poetry Series and is the founder and editor-in-chief of Posit.