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Cassandra Lewis is an award-winning writer. A Delaware Division of the Arts Individual Artist Fellow and a member of the 2021 Tin House Winter Workshop, her short stories, plays, and nonfiction essays have been included in 10 books. She has contributed to several other publications, such as Broad Street Review, The Belladonna Comedy, Mutha Magazine, Head Stuff, Boston Literary Magazine, Stanford Social Innovation Review, and The Village Voice

Her plays have been produced in London, New York, Dublin, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and other cities. She earned an MFA in Writing from New College of California in San Francisco and also completed The University of Iowa’s Irish Writing Program in Dublin, Ireland. 

Cass enjoys working with aspiring and established writers of all backgrounds and was one of the presenters at the Delaware Art Museum’s Wilmington Writers’ Conference in 2020 and has been a guest lecturer at the Philadelphia Community College, Wilmington Montessori School, and New College of California. She has co-facilitated creative writing classes at 826 Valencia in San Francisco, and the Fortune Society in New York. She was a creative writing instructor at Sand Paths Academy and served as the Director of Education at ACE Programs for the Homeless in New York City.

More information can be found on her website:

Cassandra Lewis
Fiction, Nonfiction, Playwriting
Wilmington, DE 19810
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Arts Services: Commissioned Work, Lectures / Public Speaking, Master Classes, Readings, School Residencies, Teaching Artist, Workshops
Audience Served: 9th to 12th Grade, Adult, Older Adult
Availability: Delaware (all 3 counties), Regional (throughout Mid-Atlantic region), Year-round
Performance/Exhibit Venues: Community sites (e.g., libraries, senior centers, religious facilities), Festivals, Theater/auditorium

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