Susan Lewis

New York, NY

Author's Bio

Susan Lewis lives in New York City and edits Posit ( She is the author of "This Visit" (BlazeVOX [books], 2015),"How To Be Another" (Cervena Barva Press, 2014), "State of the Union" (Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2013), "The Following Message" (White Knuckle Press, 2013), "At Times Your Lines" (Argotist e-Books, 2012), "Some Assembly Required" (Dancing Girl Press, 2011), “Animal Husbandry” (Finishing Line Press, 2008) and “Commodity Fetishism" (Cervena Barva Press, 2010), winner of the 2009 Cervena Barva Press Poetry Award. Her poetry and fiction have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and appeared in Altered Scale, Atlanta Review, The Awl, Berkeley Poetry Review, BlazeVOX, Boog City, The Brooklyn Rail, Cadillac Cicatrix, Chronogram, Cimarron Review, Cross Connect, Cutthroat, Descant, The Dirty Goat, Eclipse, EOAGH, Fact-Simile, Fast Forward, First Intensity, Fourteen Hills, Fox Cry Review, Fugue, Global City Review, G. W. Review, Gulf Coast, The Griffin, Gulf Stream, Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, Hubbub, The Hurricane Review, The Journal, Kitchen Sink, Lilies and Cannonballs Review, Lullwater Review, Lungfull, The Madison Review, Minnetonka Review, Monday Night, Nestmonger, The New Orleans Review, The New Press Literary Quarterly, Ninth Letter, Off the Coast, On Barcelona, Other Rooms, The OR Panthology: Ocellus Reseau (Other Rooms Press, 2013), Otoliths, Pantophobia, Pearl, Pool, Phoebe, Prairie Winds, Quantum Tao, Raritan, Right Hand Pointing, RiverSedge, Sawbuck, Schuylkill Valley Journal of the Arts, Seneca Review, Shadows of the Future, the Argotist Otherstream Anthology (Argotist, 2013), Snow Monkey, So To Speak, South Carolina Review, Sulphur River Literary Review, Sycamore Review, Terminus, Truck, The Tusculum Review, Unlikely Stories, Verse (online), Verse Daily, Wilderness House, Word For/Word, Xavier Review, Yew, and Zone 3. Her collaborations with composer Jonathan Golove have been recorded and performed at the Kennedy Center and Carnegie's Weill Hall, and her collaborations with artist Melissa Stern have been exhibited at galleries and museums across the US. Susan received her BA and JD from UC Berkeley and her MFA in Creative Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. Links to reviews, interviews, and work online at

Publications and Prizes

How to be Another
(Cervena Barva Press, 2014)
, How to be Another
(Cervena Barva Press, 2014)
, This Visit
(BlazeVOX [books], 2014)
, This Visit
(BlazeVOX [books], 2015)
Devouring the Green
(Jaded Ibis Press, 2015)
, Shadows of the Future, the Otherstream Anthology
(Argotist Ebooks, 2013)
, The OR Panthology: Ocellus Reseau
(Other Rooms Press, 2013)
Altered Scale, Atlanta Review, Blaze VOX, BlazeVOX, Chronogram, Cimarron Review, Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, Descant, EOAGH, Fact-Simile, , Fox Cry Review, Gulf Coast, Lilies and Cannonballs Review, Lullwater Review, Minnetonka Review, Monday Night, New Orleans Review, Off the Coast, Otoliths, Pool, Raritan, right hand pointing, Schuylkill Valley Journal, Seneca Review, Sycamore Review, The Awl, The Brooklyn Rail, , The South Carolina Review, The Tusculum Review, Truck, Unlikely Stories, Wilderness House Literary Review, Word For/Word, Yew, Zone 3
Animal Husbandry
(Finishing Line Press, 2008)
, At Times Your Lines
(Argotist Ebooks, 2012)
, Commodity Fetishism
(Cervena Barva Press, 2010)
, Some Assembly Required
(Dancing Girl Press, Chicago, 2011)
, State of the Union
(Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2014)
, State of the Union
(Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2013)
, The Following Message
(White Knuckle Press, 2013)
Prizes Won: 
2009 Cervena Barva Press Chapbook Award

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Last updated: Feb 23, 2015