Stephen Kuusisto

Stephen Kuusisto“Peace is the only tool of education, for understanding, writing, and singing, come from neighborly joy alone.”

~ Stephen Kuusisto

Stephen Kuusisto is the author of the memoirs Have Dog, Will Travel; Planet of the Blind (a New York Times “Notable Book of the Year”); and Eavesdropping: A Memoir of Blindness and Listening and of the poetry collections Only Bread, Only Light and Letters to Borges. A graduate of the Iowa Writer’s Workshop and a Fulbright Scholar, he has taught at the University of Iowa, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and Ohio State University. He currently teaches at Syracuse University where he holds a professorship in the Center on Human Policy, Law, and Disability Studies. He is a frequent speaker in the US and abroad. His website is StephenKuusisto.com.

He travels widely speaking about disability and human rights.

Links:

Planet of the Blind: It’s Not As Dark As You Think

The War Production Canzon, By Stephen Kuusisto

 

 

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