Literary Events

Sheila Black and Jennifer Bartlett: "Beauty Is a Verb"

When: Tue., Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m. 2011

Covering a wide range of relationships between poets and their disabilities and an even wider range of the disabilities themselves -- cerebral palsy, deafness, blindness, Multiple Sclerosis, aphasia -- Beauty Is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability is the first anthology of its kind. Editors Sheila Black and Jennifer Bartlett join contributors Norma Cole, Amber DiPietra, Cecil Giscombe, Laurie Clements Lambeth, Rusty Morrison, and Susan Schweik to celebrate the book's release on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Pegasus Downtown (2349 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley). 7:30 p.m., free. 510-649-1320 or

Stefanie Kalem

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