S254. Beyond Accommodation: Supporting Disabled Writers at Conferences and Residencies
Saturday, February 11, 2017
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm
Leigh Stein is the author of the memoir Land of Enchantment, a novel called The Fallback Plan, and a full-length poetry collection, Dispatch from the Future. She is the cofounder and Executive Director of Out of the Binders.
Camisha Jones is managing director at Split This Rock, a national nonprofit focused on socially engaged poetry. A 2013 National Poetry Slam participant, her poems are in Rogue Agent, pluck!, Unfolding the Soul of Black Deaf Expressions, and The Quarry, Split This Rock's online poetry database.
Ryan Walsh is the author of The Sinks. His poems appear in literary journals throughout the country. After teaching for several years in the University of Michigan's New England Literature Program, he is now writing program director at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont.
Connie Voisine is faculty at New Mexico State University's MFA program, and is the author, most recently, of Calle Florista.