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VSA presents Readings on Disability at Busboys and Poets

Three talented authors--Steve Brown, Jim Ferris, and Kathi Wolfe--share their experience with disability through poetry and short story. Part of the 2010 International VSA Festival.
 

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2010 International VSA Festival: Readings on Disability with Steve Brown, Jim Ferris, & Kathi Wolfe 

NOTE: This event is NOT at the Kennedy Center.

Venue:  Busboys and Poets, 1025 5th Street, NW
Date:     Tuesday, June 8 at 7 p.m.

Three talented authors share their experience with disability through poetry and short story. Steve Brown, an accomplished author and award-winning poet, has published several books and articles, including Movie Stars and Sensuous Scars: Essays on the Journey from Disability Shame to Disability Pride and Dragonflies in Paradise: An Activist's Partial Poetic Autobiography. He currently teaches at the Center on Disability Studies, University of Hawaii–Manoa, and cofounded the Institute on Disability Culture.
 
Also a musician, performance artist, director, playwright, and actor, Jim Ferris is an award-winning poet. His book The Hospital Poems is about his boyhood experiences at a charity hospital for children with disabilities.
 
Kathi Wolfe, a writer and poet, has had her work published in Innisfree Poetry Journal, Wordgathering, and Breath & Shadow. A collection of her poetry, Helen Takes the Stage: The Helen Keller Poems, was a finalist in the 2007 Pudding House Press Chapbook competition.
 
This event is free. For more information, click here or call (202) 789-2227.
 
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