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 …
This is a post about the Lit League Disability Book & Movie Club's book pick for December. Decembe Pick: Haben 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 she has agreed to [...]Read More about Haben: Read the Book in December & Talk with Author in January
This is a video post with the first Book Club Chat, ever. 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 chat, [...]Read More about Our Inaugural Zoom Chat with Author Jennifer Johannesen!
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 [...]Read More about Book Club Pick for October: No Ordinary Boy
The book club is back, and we're set to read Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha. Care Work We looked through all of the books we could think of, and all recommended by others in the Lit League, and only polled the books that were both fully physically accessible and economically accessible [...]Read More about Lit League March Book Club Choice: Care Work
A quick note - we'll be watching Unrest (available on Netflix streaming) this week, with a Twitter Chat on 10/27 See The Calendar for complete details for all the books and movies planned, and make sure to join the Facebook group! Twitter Chat: 10/27: 11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern I'm @meriahnichols Use hashtag #UnrestMovie so we [...]Read More about Lit League Disability Book & Movie Club: Unrest
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. 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 [...]Read More about Fall Down 7 Times, Get Up 8: An Update on the Lit League Book Club
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 [...]Read More about The Lit League Poll for September’s Book Choice: Happening Now!