I was delighted to join fellow blind culture creators, Lachi and James Tate Hill, for an important, fun, sexy, and a little bit punk discussion of how to have blind pride in an ocularcentric world. As writers and artists we need to think less about inclusion and more about shifting culture in our direction. I’m tired of saying: “Let me… Read more
On September 7 at 7PM EST, I’m delighted to be having a conversation reprise with James Tate Hill–but with a difference! In June, we discussed my book, There Plant Eyes, and this time we’ll be talking about his great memoir, Blind Man’s Bluff…
At Home With Literati: James Tate Hill and M. Leona Godin
Sep 07, 7:00 PM… Read more
About the Book
From Homer to Helen Keller, from Dune to Stevie Wonder, from the invention of braille to the science of echolocation, M. Leona Godin explores the fascinating history of blindness, interweaving it with her own story of gradually losing her sight.
There Plant Eyes probes the ways in which blindness has shaped our ocularcentric culture, challenging deeply ingrained… Read more