Susan Lewis lives in New York City and edits Posit.
She is the author of This Visit (BlazeVOX [books], 2015), How to Be Another (Červená Barva Press, 2014), State of the Union (Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2014), The Following Message (White Knuckle Press, 2013), At Times Your Lines (Argotist Ebooks, 2012), Some Assembly Required (Dancing Girl Press, 2011), Commodity Fetishism, winner of the 2009 Červená Barva Press Chapbook Award, and Animal Husbandry (Finishing Line Press, 2008).
Lewis’s work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and has been published or is forthcoming in such places as The Awl, Berkeley Poetry Review, BlazeVOX, Boston Review, The Brooklyn Rail, Cimarron Review, Connotation Press, Dusie, EOAGH, Fact-Simile, Fourteen Hills, Gargoyle, The Journal, LunaLuna, Monday Night, The New Orleans Review, On Barcelona, Other Rooms, Otoliths, Ping Pong, Pool, Phoebe, Propeller, Raritan, Seneca Review, SpringGun, Truck, Verse, Verse Daily, and Word For/Word.
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, those with composer Jonathan Golove have been recorded and performed at the Kennedy Center and Carnegie’s Weill Hall, and those with artist Melissa Stern have been exhibited in galleries and museums across the U.S.
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.