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Webinar: Accessibility in Literary Arts
with Kyla Jamieson and Olivia Spring
January 26, 2023 at 7pm EST via Zoom
In this webinar, Olivia Spring (publisher of SICK magazine) and Kyla Jamieson (organizer of the Rest Days reading series) will discuss accessibility in the literary arts. Olivia and Kyla will focus on sharing personal experiences and practical methods for nurturing a culture of accessibility. Following their presentation, there will be time for a Q&A. All levels of knowledge regarding access and disability are welcome.
This hour-long webinar will include captioning, a 5–10-minute intermission, and documents of reading texts and presentation notes) are available.
If you have any questions or requests related to this event, please reach out to Ashley-Elizabeth Best at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kyla Jamieson is a poet, editor, mentor, and essayist whose advocacy and passion for accessibility is rooted in her experience of a brain injury and dynamic, invisible disability. Her first book, Body Count, was a CBC Best Poetry Book of the Year in 2020 and was shortlisted for the Pat Lowther Memorial Award. She has collaborated with other disabled writers and publishers as a writer, editor, and mentor, and is the organizer of the Rest Days Reading Series, a restful virtual reading series starring disabled poets from across Turtle Island.
Olivia Spring is the founder and editor of SICK magazine. She lives in Maine, where she writes about illness, disability, and trauma.
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