Lewis Mundt is the author of the poetry collection The God of the Whole Animal, which National Book Award finalist Matt Rasmussen said "explores the world like a wild mouth," as well as multiple chapbooks. Lewis is also a publisher, producer, event host, and freelance editor and book designer.
As a writer, his work has been published by Paper Darts, Revolver, The Rumpus, and Slag Glass City, among others, and featued as part of the Poetry Observed series presented by Button Poetry. As a host and producer, he founded and directed the Hamline University Poetry Slam from 2010 to 2016 and is founder, host, and producer of the New Sh!t Show Minneapolis for Word Sprout. Additionally he works as publisher at Beard Poetry, a small press focused on affordable, high-quality publications for readers and writers. As a performer, he's appeared on stages in the Twin Cities, Chicago, New York City, Vancouver, and more, and is one-half of Sharkhooks, a performance project with Cristopher Gibson. Together they've have built a dynamic stage show focusing on small town life, family, the stigmas of mental illness, and what it means to be best friends.
He lives in Minneapolis with his girlfriend, two dogs, and many bicycles.