Welcome to the first official lecture of the Disability, Movement, Etcetera series. Today’s guest is Lillie Lainoff. Lillie received her B.A. in English from Yale University, where she was a varsity fencer and one of the first physically disabled athletes to individually qualify for any NCAA Championship event. She has also won the 2019 LA Review Literary Award for Short Fiction, was a featured Rooted in Rights disability activist, and is the founder of Disabled Kidlit Writers on Facebook. She is currently an MA candidate in Creative Writing Prose Fiction at the University of East Anglia, and lives in Washington, D.C.
This interview was recorded live on YouTube on Sept. 21, 2021.
Host: Andrew Colombo-Dougovito
Guest: Lillie Lainoff
Produced, edited, & mixed by Andrew Colombo-Dougovito for That Hippie Media
Music by Adrian 'Doc' Blust
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