Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century
editor and activist, Alice Wong, and contributing writer, activist, Jessica Slice, will explore the themes of this new anthology and the art of reclaiming space for people with disabilities in an ableist society, on Sept. 22 at 7 p.m.
Alice Wong (she/her) is a disabled activist, media maker and consultant based in San Francisco. She is the Founder and Director of the Disability Visibility Project®
(DVP), an online community dedicated to creating, sharing and amplifying disability media and culture. Currently, Alice is the Editor of Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century,
an anthology of essays by disabled people.
Jessica Slice (she/her), MSW, is a mother, a disabled wheelchair user and a writer. Jessica contributed to Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century
. She attended Davidson College and Columbia University. She thinks and writes about accessibility, gender-based health care disparities, parenting with a disability, poetry, pain, divorce and transracial adoption. She lives in Canada with her husband, son and old dog, Batman.