stephen kuusisto

May 9, 2022

Our Ability Podcast: Disability and the Human Experience: Poetry, Ableism and Stephen Kuusisto

Stephen Kuusisto directs BBI’s Interdisciplinary Programs and Outreach initiative. A University Professor at Syracuse, he is the author of the memoirs Planet of the Blind (a New York Times “Notable Book of the Year”). A graduate of the Iowa Writer’s Workshop and a Fulbright Scholar, he has taught at the University of Iowa, Hobart & William Smith Colleges, and The Ohio State University. We talk to Steve after years of friendship and discuss ableism, entrepreneurship, and poetry.