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Richard Lewis

Author's Bio

Richard Lewis is the Founder and Director of The Touchstone Center for Children in New York City. Since its founding in 1969, the Center has been a leader in the arts and education field - focusing on the relationship between poetry, the imagination and the natural world. In addition Richard Lewis has written, edited and published a variety of books centered around poetry, the imagination and the natural world - many of them collaborations between illustrators and visual artists such as Ezra Jack Keats, Debra Frasier, Ed Young, Noah Baen, Ashley Bryan, Susan Share, Helen Buttfield, Elizabeth Crawford, Kathy Creutzburg, and Heidi Neilson.

Publications and Prizes

To See:A Photographic Essay Based on the Writings of Thoreau (Touchstone Center Publications, 2014), Play, Said the Earth to Air (Touchstone Center Publications, 2013), We Are Rivers (Touchstone Center Publications, 2012), From the Sleep of Waters (Touchstone Center Publications, 2010), Taking Flight, Standing Still: Teaching Toward Poetic and Imaginative Learning (Touchstone Center Publications, 2010), Sea Tale (Touchstone Center Publications, 2009), I Catch My Moment: Art and Writing by Children on the Life of Play (Touchstone Center Publications, 2008), Shaking the Grass for Dew (New Native Press, 2008), A Tree Lives (Touchstone Center Publications, 2006), Cave: An Evocation of the Beginnings of Art (Touchstone Center Publications, 2004), In the Space of the Sky (Harcourt, 2002), The Bird of Imagining (Touchstone Center Publications, 2002), Each Sky Has Its Words (Touchstone Center Publications, 2000), Living By Wonder (Parabola Books, 1998), Poets at Work (Just Buffalo Literary Center, 1995), When Thought Is Young (New Rivers Press, 1992)

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