Susan Lewis

Fiction Writer, Poet

New York, NY

Author's Bio

Susan Lewis lives in New York City and edits Posit (www.positjournal.com). She is the author of nine books and chapbooks, most recently "Heisenberg's Salon" (BlazeVOX [books], 2017), "This Visit" (BlazeVOX [books], 2015), and "State of the Union" (Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2014). Her tenth book, "Zoom," has been awarded the Washington Prize, and will be published in 2018 by The Word Works.

Susan's work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and appeared in a great number of anthologies and journals, including The Awl, Berkeley Poetry Review, The Brooklyn Rail, Cimarron Review, Diode, EOAGH, The Journal, The New Orleans Review, Pool, Phoebe, Raritan, Seneca Review, So To Speak, Verse (online), Verse Daily, and VOLT. 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 www.susanlewis.net.

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Journals:
Fast Forward
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Lilies and Cannonballs Review
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Minnetonka Review
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The Dirty Goat

Poetry

Anthologies:
They Said (Black Lawrence Press, 2018)
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Resist Much, Obey Little (Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2017)
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Devouring the Green (Jaded Ibis Press, 2015)
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Shadows of the Future, the Otherstream Anthology (Argotist Ebooks, 2013)
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The OR Panthology: Ocellus Reseau (Other Rooms Press, 2013)
Books:
Zoom (Word Works, 2018)
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Heisenberg's Salon (BlazeVOX books, 2017)
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State of the Union (Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2015)
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This Visit (BlazeVOX books, 2015)
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This Visit (BlazeVOX books, 2014)
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How to be Another (Cervena Barva Press, 2014)
Chapbooks:
State of the Union (Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2014)
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State of the Union (Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2013)
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The Following Message (White Knuckle Press, 2013)
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At Times Your Lines (Argotist Ebooks, 2012)
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Some Assembly Required (Dancing Girl Press, Chicago, 2011)
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Commodity Fetishism (Cervena Barva Press, 2010)
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Animal Husbandry (Finishing Line Press, 2008)
Journals:
Altered Scale
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Atlanta Review
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Chronogram
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Connotation Press: An Online Artifact
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Descant
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Fox Cry Review
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Otoliths
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Pool
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Raritan
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Schuylkill Valley Journal
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The Awl
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The South Carolina Review
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Truck
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Unlikely Stories
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Word For/Word
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Yew
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Prizes won: 

2017 Washington Prize (The Word Works)

2009 Cervena Barva Press Chapbook Award

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Los Angeles
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Last update: Aug 08, 2018