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Lit League Disability Book & Movie Club: Being Heumann, by Judy Heumann

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_message message_box_style=”3d” style=”round” message_box_color=”turquoise”]This is about the Lit League Disability Book & Movie Club pick for March, and the schedule! And lastly! This post is available via PDF and MP3 (with me reading it) on my Patreon site (linked here). Alternatively, you can find it at the end of this post.[/vc_message][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Judy Heumann is one of…

Haben: Read the Book in December & Talk with Author in January
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Haben: Read the Book in December & Talk with Author in January

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_message message_box_style=”3d” style=”round” message_box_color=”turquoise”]This is a post about the Lit League Disability Book & Movie Club’s book pick for December.[/vc_message][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/rm38HHzsz9c” align=”center” title=”Decembe Pick: Haben”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Lit League Disability Book and Movie Club has picked Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law¬†for our December book! I reached out to the author, Haben Girma, and…

Our Inaugural Zoom Chat with Author Jennifer Johannesen!

Our Inaugural Zoom Chat with Author Jennifer Johannesen!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_message message_box_style=”outline” style=”round” message_box_color=”turquoise”]This is a video post with the first Book Club Chat, ever.[/vc_message][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Lit League Disability Book & Movie Club picked No Ordinary Boy by Jennifer Johannesen for our October read. We tried out a Zoom meeting for the first time to chat with Jennifer about the book. This was my first Zoom…

Book Club Pick for October: No Ordinary Boy

Book Club Pick for October: No Ordinary Boy

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The book club is back, and we’re set to read  No Ordinary Boy, by Jennifer Johannesen and discuss it in two ways: Through Zoom (video conferencing, free) on October 20th at 2pm Eastern WITH THE AUTHOR – meeting information and invitation at the end of this post) Through Facebook Group chat on October 23 at…

Lit League March Book Club Choice: Care Work

Lit League March Book Club Choice: Care Work

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The book club is back, and we’re set to read Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha. Care Work [easyazon_image align=”left” height=”160″ identifier=”1551527383″ locale=”US” nw=”y” nf=”y” src=”https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51ieu4N6wXL._SL160_.jpg” tag=”doozeedad-20″ width=”109″] We looked through all of the books we could think of, and all recommended by others in the Lit League, and only polled the…

Fall Down 7 Times, Get Up 8: An Update on the Lit League Book Club

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_message]This post is an update on the Lit League Book Club. It talks of the last book read, some of the challenges the club has, and a hint of future plans.[/vc_message][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]They say that if you fall 7 times, what is most important is that you just get up 8. So, it’s not the falling that…

Storify of #NoPityDisability – Twitter Chat with Author Joe Shapiro

We had a wonderful twitter chat with Joe Shapiro. It was his first time on a twitter chat, and to be honest, it was my first time hosting! I’ve tried to pull together the pieces of the twitter chat into a Storify – I rearranged as many of the tweets into the relevant questions and…

The Lit League Poll for September’s Book Choice: Happening Now!

The Lit League Poll for September’s Book Choice: Happening Now!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Hey! This is just a really quick post to let you know that The Lit League is voting on the next book for us all to read (and talk about). Voting is going on over on GoodReads: Poll September Book No Pity: People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement Telethons: Spectacle, Disability, and…