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“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.”
In honor of Kenny’s reading in Mexico City, four of his poems were published by tallerigutur.com in Spanish translations by Maria Vázquez Valdez and Andrés Millán Calhoun.
“What do teacups have to do with religion? . . . It is upon these teacups that Cunningham dances—yes, you’ve read that right, she dances on teacups—as she upends our preconceptions about both religion and disability.”
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.