Poetry. The prose poems in HOW TO BE ANOTHER approach the exploration of empathy and its lack via a range of aesthetic and structural stances, from flash fiction and parable to more abstract and fragmented vocal, cultural and lexical assemblages, probing the intersection of recognition and surprise, and worrying at the absurd but ineluctable rub of opposites.
Susan Lewis is author of ZOOM (The Word Works, 2018), HEISENBERG'S SALON (BlazeVOX [books]), THIS VISIT (BlazeVOX [books]), and HOW TO BE ANOTHER (Červená Barva Press). Her chapbook, Commodity Fetishism, won the 2009 Červená Barva Press Chapbook Award. Her work appears in Boston Review, The Journal, Raritan, Seneca Review, and Verse Daily, among others. She lives in NYC and is the editor and publisher of Posit.Author City: NEW YORK, NY USA