Headshot of Catherine Lewis


Cover of Catherine Lewis's debut poetry chapbook



Catherine Lewis (she/her/hers) is a bisexual Chinese Canadian writer and poet.

Her debut poetry chapbook Zipless (845 Press, 2021) is currently in its third printing.

Shortlisted for Pulp Literature’s 2022 Magpie Award for Poetry, she was a finalist in the 2021 creative nonfiction contests hosted by The Fiddlehead and The Humber Literary Review.

A graduate of the Writer’s Studio at Simon Fraser University and of the Vancouver Manuscript Intensive, she attended the Banff Centre Literary Arts residency “Poetry, Politics and Embodiment” in October 2021.

Born in Hong Kong and raised in Canada, she lives in Vancouver on the territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples.

In her spare time, she enjoys sushi, sauvignon blanc, and buying way too many shoes.