“Being disabled my entire life, I have yet to experience the kind of loss that MM must feel. To me, disability is the norm.”
To apply, please email [email protected] by February 28th with the subject line "Black History Scholarship." Please attach a writing sample of any genre or topic (500-2,000) as well as a paragraph explaining how this scholarship would benefit you. Scholarships can be applied to any of our six-week workshops, in-person or online.
Kenny Fries is the author, most recently, of In the Province of the Gods, which received the Creative Capital literature grant. His other work includes The History of My Shoes and the Evolution of Darwin's Theory and Body, Remember: A Memoir. He is the editor of Staring Back: The Disability Experience from the Inside Out and was commissioned by Houston Grand Opera to write the libretto for The Memory Stone. He teaches in the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Goddard College.