Recently Published: In The Gardens of Japan
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Kenny’s award-winning In the Province of the Gods has been translated into Japanese by Masataka Furuhata and publshed by Fukuryusha in Japan.
From “Inaccessible Airways”: “‘That is your legs gone. It is a basic human right,’ explained journalist Frank Gardner in March, 2018, as he recounted being left on a plane for more than an hour and a half after landing, because Heathrow Airport staff could not find his wheelchair.”
“Since the 2016 U.S. presidential election, many of my nondisabled American friends often blithely talk about leaving the country and settling elsewhere. Often, I read Facebook posts about their intentions to move,. . .When I post a comment mentioning the difficulties that a person with a disability faces when immigrating, the few replies are basically “I never knew.”
Works By Kenny
Kenny Fries received the prestigious Creative Capital literature grant for In the Province of the Gods. He is the author of Body, Remember: A Memoir and The History of My Shoes and the Evolution of Darwin’s Theory, and the editor of Staring Back: The Disability Experience from the Inside Out. He teaches in the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Goddard College.