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Catherine Yeung

Catherine Lewis

Catherine Lewis (she/her/hers) is a bisexual Chinese Canadian writer and poet. Her debut queer poetry chapbook Zipless was published by The /tƐmz/ Review’s 845 Press in November 2021 and is now in its third printing.

Recently featured at the Verses Festival of Words and the Real Vancouver Writers’ Series, she has been interviewed on Vancouver Co-op Radio’s Wax Poetic.

Her work has been featured in The Humber Literary Review. Shortlisted for Pulp Literature’s 2022 Magpie Award for Poetry, she was a finalist in the 2021 creative nonfiction contests hosted by The FiddleheadThe Humber Literary Review, and the Federation of BC Writers.

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 2021.

She is currently working on a poetry collection and a prose memoir.

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

Email:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada
City:
Vancouver
Province:
BC
Genre:
poetry, creative nonfiction, fiction

Publications

Zipless. 2021, 845 Press
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes