John Lewis is a writer, curator, and educator living in Cambridge MD. He was arts editor at Baltimore magazine for 15 years, and his work has appeared in Oxford American, Rolling Stone, and many other publications. He taught in the English department at Goucher College and in the Curatorial Practice MFA program at Maryland Institute College of Art. Lewis was assistant director at the American Visionary Art Museum, where he curated artist Wayne Coyne’s popular King’s Mouth exhibit in 2015. He received a Literary Arts award from the Maryland State Arts Council in 2022.