As part of our calendar celebrating national heritage months and observances, explore these selected works that speak to disabled experiences.
- In “Making Space for the Common Cyborg: an Interview with Jillian Weise” T.K. Dalton and Jillian Weise discuss disability, literature, and place, in a wide-ranging discussion that touches on Weise’s essay contribution to Beauty is a Verb, a landmark anthology of contemporary disability literature as well as the utility of a fictional persona.
- In “It Requires a Kind of Surrender: An Interview with Ananda Lima,” Tyler Barton and Ananda Lima discuss Lima’s work and her chapbook Amblyopia, which explores photography, disability, motherhood, and the ineffability of language; Lima’s Issue 20 poem, “Amblyopia,” captivatingly reflects on vision, ability, and language.
Image courtesy of Pexels user Brett Sayles.Reading List: Disability Pride Month