April 26 Third Man Records/Detroit with Ishmael Reed and Tennessee Reed
April 15 Syracuse University with Stephen Kuusisto
Sept 28 Blue Bicycle Books + Redux with Patricia Lockwood
Oct 10 A Public Space Book Launch with Patricia Lockwood
Nov 21 Hub City Bookshop with April Ayers Lawson

Jan 10 MLA, Disability and Surveillance
Feb 12 Brockport Writers Forum
Mar 5 AWP, New Suns: On Afrofuturist and Cyborg Aesthetics


Cripple Punk or CPUNK Manifesto
Rewriting the Old Disability Script by Nicola Griffith
Fearfully, Wonderfully & Still Disabled AF by Imani Barbarin

Julia Kenny
Dunow, Carlson and Lerner Literary Agency
27 W. 20th Street, Suite 1107
New York, NY 10011
julia [at] dclagency [dot] com

Media Inquiries
Ron Martin-Dent
BOA Editions
martindent [at] boaeditions [dot] org

Jillian Weise
is a poet, performance artist and disability rights activist. Her first book, The Amputee’s Guide to Sex, was reissued in a 10th anniversary edition with a new preface. The Book of Goodbyes won the 2013 James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets and the 2013 Isabella Gardner Award from BOA Editions. Her speculative novel, The Colony, features the characters of Charles Darwin, James Watson and Peter Singer. Weise’s essays have appeared in A Public Space, Granta, The New York Times, and Tin House. Her work is anthologized in About Us, The Writers Presence, The Manifesto Project, Disability Studies Reader, Please Excuse this Poem and elsewhere. She’s been awarded residencies from the Fine Arts Work Center, the Fulbright Program and the Lannan Foundation. She worked in editorial at The Paris Review and The Iowa Review. She performs as Tipsy Tullivan across social media. Her fourth book, Cyborg Detective, will be out September 3.