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Online Poetry Series: The Refuge of Witnessing featuring Owen Lewis

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Owen Lewis, author of three collections of poetry, most recently Field Light (Distinguished Favorite, 2020 NYCBigBookAward), and two chapbooks including best man (recipient of the 2016 Jean Pedrick Chapbook Prize, New England Poetry Club.) Prizes include Finalist, 2017 Pablo Neruda Award, and first prize, the 2016 International Hippocrates Prize for Poetry. His poetry has appeared in Nimrod, Poetry Wales, The Mississippi Review, Southward, Stay Thirsty Poets, and Presence. A professor of psychiatry at Columbia University, he teaches Narrative Medicine in the Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics. Field Light, set in Glendale, Mass., weaves a poetic tapestry of Berkshire history.