A tremendous thank you to the Leeway Foundation and to the panelists who selected me as an awardee: Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Annie Mok, Portia Cobb, Lynnée Denise, and Maria Bauman.
From the Leeway Foundation website:
“Kerri Radley is a writer who aims to increase the visibility of disabled persons by creating cultural artifacts that document and affirm lived experiences while also acting as informational resources for abled bodied allies. Most notably, since 2010, Kerri has written the acclaimed zine, Deafula. Through writing for zines and other publications, embarking on national reading tours, and organizing panels and discussions, Kerri aims to raise consciousness about disability struggles, challenge mainstream narratives of ability, and loudly demand a more accessible, just world.”
Read more here.