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Resistance and Hope: Essays by Disabled People

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16 essays by 17 disabled writers, activists, and artists on the relationship between resistance and hope.

Publication date: October 15, 2018

E-book only on Amazon (pre-order) and Smashwords

Audio version available on 10/15 on DVP website

Editor and Publisher: Alice Wong, Founder and Director of the Disability Visibility Project

Full list of contributors and editorial team.

Praise for Resistance and Hope

Email: DisabilityVisibilityProject@gmail.com    

Twitter: @DisVisibility

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Illustration by artist Micah Bazant featuring a midnight blue sky with little white stars. Below is a log with mushrooms growing out of it in multiple shapes and colors. “Text reads: Resistance & Hope, Essays by Disabled People, Crip Wisdom for the People, Edited by Alice Wong, Disability Visibility Project.” The ‘o’ in ‘Hope’ looks like a full moon.
Illustration by artist Micah Bazant featuring a midnight blue sky with little white stars. Below is a log with mushrooms growing out of it in multiple shapes and colors. ‘Text reads: Resistance & Hope, Essays by Disabled People, Crip Wisdom for the People, Edited by Alice Wong, Disability Visibility Project.’ The ‘o’ in ‘Hope’ looks like a full moon.

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Illustration by artist Micah Bazant featuring a midnight blue sky with little white stars. Text reads: ‘Resistance & Hope.’ The ‘o’ in ‘Hope’ looks like a full moon.
Illustration by artist Micah Bazant featuring a midnight blue sky with little white stars. Text reads: ‘Resistance & Hope.’ The ‘o’ in ‘Hope’ looks like a full moon.

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Photo of Alice Wong, Founder and Director of the Disability Visibility Project®, an Asian American woman wearing a multicolored scarf and bright red lipstick. She has a Bi-Pap mask over her nose attached with a gray tube. She is wearing a black jacket and standing behind colorful street art.
Photo of Alice Wong, Founder and Director of the Disability Visibility Project, an Asian American woman wearing a multicolored scarf and bright red lipstick. She has a Bi-Pap mask over her nose attached with a gray tube. She is wearing a black jacket and standing behind colorful street art.

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About the Anthology

In the groundbreaking new anthology Resistance and Hope: Essays by Disabled People, seventeen multiply marginalized disabled writers, most of them people of color, reflect on activism, hope, and defiance. For more about the contributors, editorial team, and advance praise: https://disabilityvisibilityproject.com/resist/

About the Disability Visibility Project

The Disability Visibility Project is an online community dedicated to recording, amplifying, and sharing disability media and culture. See out About page for more details.

Website: http://DisabilityVisibilityProject.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/356870067786565/

Twitter: @DisVisibility

Support our work on Patreon: patreon.com/DVP

Email: DisabilityVisibilityProject@gmail.com    

About the Editor

Alice Wong is a disability activist, media maker, and consultant. She is the Founder and Director of the Disability Visibility Project (DVP), a community partnership with StoryCorps and an online community dedicated to recording, amplifying, and sharing disability stories and culture created in 2014. Alice is also a co-partner in two projects: DisabledWriters.com, a resource to help editors connect with disabled writers and journalists, and #CripTheVote, a nonpartisan online movement encouraging the political participation of disabled people.

Alice’s areas of interest are popular culture, media, politics, disability issues, Medicaid policies and programs, storytelling, social media, and activism. She has been published in EaterBitch MediaTeen VogueNew York Times, Transom and Rooted in Rights. Her activism and work has been featured in on CNN’s original series, United Shades of America (Season 3, Episode 4)WAMU radioRoll Call, WBUR radio, Al Jazeera, Teen Vogue, Bitch Media, Rewire, Vice, Esquire, CNET, Wired and Buzzfeed.

From 2013 to 2015 Alice served as a member of the National Council on Disability, an appointment by President Barack Obama. She has a master’s in medical sociology and worked at the University of California, San Francisco as a Staff Research Associate for 15 years. During that time she worked on various qualitative research projects and co-authored online curricula for the Community Living Policy Center, a Rehabilitation Research and Training Center funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research.

Alice launched the Disability Visibility podcast in September 2017 and currently works as an independent research consultant as part of her side hustle.

Twitter: @SFdirewolf @DisVisibility

Email: DisabilityVisibilityProject@gmail.com

 

 

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