S199. Writing With and About Dis/Ability, Dis/Order, and Dis/Ease
Saturday, February 11, 2017
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm
Sarah Einstein is an assistant professor of creative writing at UT Chattanooga. Her book, Mot: A Memoir, was selected for the AWP Award for Creative Nonfiction for 2014. She's the special projects editor for Brevity and her work has appeared in The Sun, Ninth Letter, and other journals. She has been awarded a Pushcart Prize.
Sandra Gail Lambert writes fiction and memoir. Her work has been published in New Letters, Brevity, Weekly Rumpus, the North American Review, Arts & Letters, DIAGRAM, Hippocampus, and Water~Stone. She has received Pushcart and Best of the Net nominations. The River's Memory is her debut novel.
Sonya Huber is the author of two books of creative nonfiction, Opa Nobody and Cover Me: A Health Insurance Memoir, and a textbook, The Backwards Research Guide for Writers: Using Your Life for Reflection, Connection, and Inspiration. She teaches at Fairfield University.
Elizabeth Glass is a PhD student in humanities at the University of Louisville studying creative nonfiction, medical humanities, and disability studies. She writes memoir that often deals with mental, neurological, and physical disability issues.
Gina Frangello is the author of four books of fiction: Every Kind of Wanting, A Life in Men, Slut Lullabies and My Sister's Continent. She is a professor at the University of California, Riverside Palm Desert's MFA. She was the cofounder and longtime editor of Other Voices Books.