Access Living hosts "A Reading by Kenny Fries and Conversation with Susan Nussbaum" Thursday, Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m., 115 W. Chicago Ave.
Kenny Fries will read from his new memoir In the Province of the Gods, IN and talk with Susan R. Nussbaum, author of Good Kings Bad Kings, at Access Living of Metro Chicago.
Kenny Fries is the author of Body, Remember: A Memoir and The History of My Shoes and the Evolution of Darwin's Theory. He is the editor of Staring Back: The Disability Experience from the Inside Out. He teaches in the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Goddard College and is the recipient of a prestigious Creative Capital grant. He has also written about gay and disability rights issues.
Susan R. Nussbaum is a playwright, novelist and longtime disability rights activist. She won the 2012 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction for her novel Good Kings Bad Kings.
This event is wheelchair accessible. It is free and open to the public. Personal Assistants and Sign Language Interpreters will be provided. Please refrain from wearing scented products.
The event is brought to you by Access Living, Bodies of Work: Network of Disability Arts and Culture and UIC Department of Disability and Human Development.