NAOMI K. LEWIS
I am an award-winning fiction and creative non-fiction writer, journalist, creative writing teacher, editor, and ghostwriter based in Calgary, Alberta. I served as writer-in-residence at the Calgary Public Library in 2011, and at the University of New Brunswick in 2015. From 2012 to 2014, I was associate editor at Alberta Views magazine.
With poet Aaron Giovannone, I am collecting submissions for an anthology of poetry and creative non-fiction on the topic of money. The deadline for submissions is May 31, 2017. Please take a look at our guidelines.
The story collection I Know Who You Remind Me Of won Enfield & Wizenty's 2012 Colophon Prize for fiction and was shortlisted for the Alberta Readers' Choice Award and the George Bugnet Award for fiction.
CBC interview about the book.
A Bridge Too Far: The Story of My Big Jewish Nose, published in Swerve magazine and reprinted in Readers' Digest Canada, was a finalist for an Alberta Magazine Award and a National Magazine Award.
Infectious Fear: The Alarming Decline in Vaccination Rates, published in Alberta Views magazine, was a finalist for an Alberta Magazine Award.
The Assault on Science, first published in Alberta Views magazine, was reprinted in Best Canadian Essays 2014.
The Urge to Purge: What Detoxing Is... and Isn't, in Alberta Views magazine, was a finalist for a National Magazine Award.