The art of being in your body, expanding your sensory awareness, and connecting to other bodies. With a focus on body image, sexuality, chronic illness, and disability issues.
Amber DiPietra is a community practice artist, poet, performer, disability rights advocate, intimacy coach, and a Certified Sexological Bodyworker/Somatic Sex Educator.
Lives Explored: Writers with Disabilities on ADA Day
An event in honor of the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Access Services of the San Francisco Public Library in association with
Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco presents
Writers with Disabilities, Lives Explored: Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Main Library, 100 Larkin St. - Lower Level
Reading: 6–7:30 p.m., Koret Auditorium
Belo Cipriani - Author of Blind: A Memoir
Bridgett Brown - Slam Poet/Disability Rights Advocate
Derek Zarda - Slam Poet/Disability Rights Advocate
Amber DiPietra - Poet/Teacher/Disability Rights Advocate
David Fish - Artist/Writer/U.S. Military Veteran
Michelle Puckett - Poet/Poetry Ark Grand Prize winner/Disability Rights Advocate
Jennifer Kathleen Gibbons - Blogger/Novelist
Book sale by Readers Bookstore follows the program.
The Library is wheelchair accessible. Assistive listening devices and real-time captioning will be pro-vided. To request other accommodations, call (415) 557-4557 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Re-questing accommodations at least 72 hours in advance will help ensure availability.