Jillian Weise is a poet, cyborg, 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. Cyborg Detective will be published this fall. She also wrote the sci-fi novel The Colony. Weise’s essays have appeared in A Public Space, Granta, The New York Times, and Tin House. Her work is anthologized in 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.
April 15, 2019 Syracuse University with Stephen Kuusisto.
April 26, 2019 Third Man Records/Detroit with Ishmael Reed and Tennessee Reed.
Cripple Punk or CPUNK Manifesto
I Want to Be Envied by Ingrid Tischer
This Is Why Consent Doesn’t Exist for Disabled Folks by Mia Mingus
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