Stephen Kuusisto

Stephen Kuusisto is the author of the memoirs Have Dog, Will Travel; Planet of the Blind (a New York Times Notable Book of the Year); and Eavesdropping: A Memoir of Blindness and Listening, and of the poetry collections Only Bread, Only Light and Letters to Borges. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a Fulbright Scholar, he has taught at the University of Iowa, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and Ohio State University. He currently teaches at Syracuse University, where he holds a university professorship in disability studies. He is a frequent speaker in the US and abroad.