The Body’s World: Writing the Body Different
The following is an excerpt from Alchemy of the Word: Writers Talk About Writing (2nd Edition). We’ve been shadow spirits lost …
Kenny Fries is the author of the recently published In the Province of the Gods, which received the Creative Capital Literature grant, The History of My Shoes and the Evolution of Darwin’s Theory, winner of the Outstanding Book Award from the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights, and Body, Remember: A Memoir. He is the editor of Staring Back: The Disability Experience from the Inside Out and his books of poems include In the Gardens of Japan, Desert Walking, and Anesthesia. He teaches in the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Goddard College. Photo by Michael R. Dekker.