Recently Published: In The Gardens of Japan
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“If my time in Japan taught me anything, it is that in the ancient culture of Japan, unlike in the West, the idea of the actual, the original, does not seem to matter as much, or matter at all.”
The New York Times publishes Kenny as one of ten poets in “Poetry is a Way of Being in the World that Wasn’t Made For Us.”
“Work by important disabled writers goes unnoticed by both mainstream publishers and reviewers. Meanwhile, books by nondisabled writers about their disabled children or siblings are given space in what is considered ‘the mainstream.’”
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.