MINDY LEWIS: Writer / Editor / Teacher

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Mindy Lewis is the author of Life Inside: A Memoir (Atria Books 2002, Washington Square Press 2003), the editor of DIRT: The Quirks, Habits and Passions of Keeping House (Seal Press 2009), and the recipient of New Letters 2015 Dorothy Cappon Award for Best Essay. Her essays, articles and book reviews have been published in Newsweek, New York Times Book Review, Lilith, Body & Soul, Poets & Writers, Arts & Letters Journal, New Letters, Many Mountains Moving, Psychoanalytic Perspectives, and in anthologies. She teaches writing workshops at The Writer’s Voice of the West Side Y in Manhattan and Poets & Writers outreach program at Kew Gardens Community Center, and has also taught at Hudson Valley Writers' Center, Brooklyn College, and as a visiting writer at SUNY and George Mason University’s MFA Program.


Books by Mindy Lewis

Nonfiction/Memoir
A moving, poignant and enraging, yet redemptive, account of one woman’s refusal to accept victimization, powerfully told in vivid, poetic prose. Publisher’s Weekly
Nonfiction Anthology
38 contemporary writers dish the dirt on cleaning and housekeeping

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