Owen Lewis, author of three collections of poetry, Field Light (Distinguished Favorite, 2020 NYCBigBookAward; 2021 “Must Read”, Mass Book Awards), Marriage Map and Sometimes Full of Daylight, all from Dos Madres Press, and two chapbooks. best man was the recipient of the 2016 Jean Pedrick Chapbook Prize of the New England Poetry Club. Other prizes include: Second Prize 2018 Wigtown (Scotland) International Poetry Competition; Finalist, 2017 Pablo Neruda Award; First prize, the 2016 International Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine; commendation in 2020 The Troubador International Poetry Contest. His poetry is included in the 2022 anthology, Stay Thirsty Poets and has appeared in Nimrod, Poetry Wales, The Mississippi Review, Southward, and The Four Way Review. His essays have recently appeared in Intima, Ink Sweat & Tears, Presence, and Wordpeace. He is a professor of psychiatry, Columbia University where he teaches Narrative Medicine in the Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics. He also serves as vice president of the board of directors of Four Way Books.
Awards and Recognition
- International Hippocrates Award for Poetry and Medicine Pablo Neruda Award, finalist Jean Pendrick Chapbook Award (New England Poetry Club, for best man) Mass Book Award "Must Read" for Field Light NYCBig Book Award Distinguished Favorite for Field Light