R285. Disabled and D/deaf Writers Caucus
Thursday, March 5, 2020
5:00 pm to 6:15 pm
Cade Leebron holds an MFA from The Ohio State University. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, American Literary Review, Electric Literature, and elsewhere.
Jess Silfa is an Afro Latinx, disabled, and queer writer and poet. They graduated from Columbia University with a bachelor’s in psychology and are currently working on their first novel about a tight-knit immigrant community as well as a chapbook of poems about the body.
Molly McCully Brown is the author of The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded, which won the 2016 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize. She teaches at Kenyon College, where she is a 2019–2020 Kenyon Review Fellow.
Emily Rose Cole is the author of Love & a Loaded Gun, a chapbook of persona poems in women's voices. She holds an MFA in poetry from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and is currently a PhD student in poetry and disability studies at the University of Cincinnati.