Dr. Owen Lewis

New York, United States

Member Since: 11/28/2012

Owen Lewis’s poetry has appeared in Nimrod, the Mississippi Review, The Connecticut River Review, The Adirondack Review, Peregrine, Four Way Review, The Cumberland Review and other publications. Recent honors include Second Prize, 2018 Wigtown International Poetry Competition (Scotland), Finalist 2017 Pablo Neruda Award and Finalist 2017 Rubery Book Award (UK) for Marriage Map. 2016 honors include: first prize in The International Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine (UK), the Jean Pedrick Chapbook Award (for Best Man, New England Poetry Club), and second prize The Paumanok Poetry Prize. A physician and professor at Columbia University, he teaches with the narrative medicine group. His most recent book is Marriage Map, 2017 (Dos Madres Press).  Other publications include a chapbook March In San Miguel, published in 2012, his debut full length collection Sometimes Full of Daylight, in 2013, and another chapbook best man in 2015.










Website: www.owenlewispoet.com

Twitter Username: @owenlewispoetry


  • Marriage Map , Dos Madres Press (February 1, 2012)
  • Best Man , Dos Madres Press (September 1, 2012)
  • Sometimes Full Of Daylight , Dos Madres Press (September 1, 2012)
  • March in San Miguel , Finishing Line Press (November 24, 2012)


  • Wigtown International Poetry Competition, 2nd prize(2018)
  • Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine (UK), first prize(2016)
  • Pablo Neruda Award, finalist(2017)
  • Jean Pedrick Cjhapbook Prize (New England Poetry Club)(2016)
  • Mississippi Review, finalist(2012)


  • Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University (June 2000 - January 2012)


  • Doctoral Degree in Medicine from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine (June 2012)

Genres of Interest