Sundress Publications announces the release of A Body You Talk To: An Anthology of Contemporary Disability. Here, editor Tennison S. Black gathers the work of contemporary Disabled and D/deaf visual and literary artists into a brilliant anthology reflective of the vibrancy and vitality of the community. A Body You Talk To is an essential text for a world that commonly ignores health and well-being in favor of profit as these reflections on selfhood, identity, bodies, and the nature of being cohere into a supportive, active community of art and language in conversation.
Contributors include Colleen Abel, Owólabi Aboyade, Latif Askia Ba, Joanna Barnett, Susan Barry-Schulz, Megan Bent, Laura Adrienne Brady, Cori Bratby -Rudd, Sarah Browning, Mugabi Byenkya, Jody Chan, Lane Chasek, Marlena Chertock, Emily Rose Cole, Gemma Cooper-Novack, Steven Cordova, Tarik Dobbs, Kara Dorris, Angie Ebba, Stacy J. Estep, Ahja Fox, Habeebullahi Mhammed Yunusa Baṣọ̀run, Catherine Garbinsky, David Greenspan, Karen Head, Phyllis Hemann, Emily Hoover, Rachael Ikins, Natalie E. Illum, Jen Karetnick, Josephine Raye Kelly, Frances Klein, Anna Leahy, Danielle Lemay, Raymond Luczak, Camille Mcdaniel, Elizabeth Meade, elena minor, Briar Ripley Page, Ellen Peckham, Cara Peterhansel, Suzanne S. Rancourt, heidi andrea restrepo rhodes, Zach Semel, Teo Shannon, Sanchari Sur, Chanika Svetvilas, Aïcha Martine Thiam, and Lourdes Tutaine-Garcia.
A Body You Talk To is available to download for free here!
Tennison S. Black (they/she), a queer and multiply disabled autistic, is the author of Survival Strategies (winner of the National Poetry Series, UGA Press 2023). Their work has appeared or is forthcoming in SWWIM, Hotel Amerika, Booth, Wordgathering, and New Mobility, among others. They received an MFA at Arizona State University. They are the Managing Editor at Sundress Publications and Best of the Net. Though Sonoran born, they reside in Washington state.