poet and author of 'Have Dog, Will Travel' ; Professor in the Center on Human Policy, Law, and Disability Studies at Syracuse University
Stephen Kuusisto is the author of the memoirs Planet of the Blind (a New York Times â€śNotable Book of the Yearâ€ť) and Eavesdropping: A Memoir of Blindness and Listening and of the poetry collections Only Bread, Only Light, and Letters to Borges.
His newest memoir, Have Dog, Will Travel: A Poetâ€™s Journey will be published in March, 2018 by Simon & Schuster. A graduate of the Iowa Writerâ€™s Workshop and a Fulbright Scholar, he has taught at the University of Iowa, Hobart & William Smith Colleges, and The Ohio State University. He currently teaches at Syracuse University where he holds a professorship in Disability Studies.
He is a frequent speaker in the US and abroad. His website is: www.stephenkuusisto.com