Eli Clare

weaves hope, critical analysis, and compassionate storytelling together in his work on disability and queerness, insisting on the twine of race, class, gender, sexuality, and disability.

NEWS: South End Press sadly has closed its doors, which means Eli's book Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness, and Liberation is currently out-of-print. It will be reissued, but we don't have a release date yet. In the meantime, he has a PDF version of the book for sale (not yet on the Web but available through email). He also has 4 paper copies left. Contact him at eli (at) eliclare (dot) com if you'd like either the PDF or a paper copy.

Background

Whether he's keynoting the Trans Health Conference or walking across the United States for peace, helping organize the first-ever Queerness and Disability Conference or facilitating an anti-ableism training; Eli brings a poet's passion for language and an activist's passion for social justice to his work. (Read more.)

What Eli Offers

Thought-provoking, compassionate, and challenging, Eli will enliven your classroom, fire up your conference, educate your department or agency, and empower student and grassroots activists. Bring him to your community or campus to teach, speak, read, facilitate, or train. (Read more.)

Books

Eli's much-praised books, Exile and Pride (essays) and The Marrow’s Telling (poetry), are read by academics and activists alike. They are used frequently in classes ranging from Disability Studies, Gender Studies, and Queer Studies to Composition 101.
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