part of portrait of Eli by Riva Lehrer

What Eli Offers

A seasoned speaker, trainer, and facilitator with over a decade of experience, Eli offers a variety of options, ranging from intimate workshops to large public lectures. Invite him to fire up your conference, classroom, or organization.

If you need help thinking through what hosting Eli could look like, see the Guide for Bringing Eli to Your Campus, Conference, or Community. Below you'll find a more complete and detailed listing of what he offers:

  • Multi-Media Talks
    Eli's most popular presentations weave together storytelling, critical analysis, visual images, and interactive exercises, inviting audiences to think and feel deeply. (Read more.)
  • Lectures & Keynotes
    Eli is a sought-after speaker and has keynoted professional meetings and grassroots gatherings, lectured in Women's Studies classes and Disability Studies symposia. (Read more.)
  • Trainings & Workshops
    Eli has educated and challenged student groups, campus departments, and community non-profit organizations all over the U.S. and Canada with a wide variety of trainings and workshops. (Read more.)
  • Readings
    Want to hear some of Eli's poetry or creative nonfiction? He has done dozens of readings from his books, Brilliant Imperfection, Exile and Pride, and The Marrow's Telling.
    (Read more.)
  • Classroom Presentations
    Eli has spoken, presented, led discussion, and read his work in many classes ranging from Women's Studies to Industrial Design, Disability Theory to Social Work. (Read more.)
  • Retreats & Classes
    Eli has led a number of retreats, many of them for disability community, and has taught college-level classes in creative writing, Queer Studies, and Disability Studies. (Read more.)
  • Videos
    Watch and listen to some of Eli's talks and poems. (Read more.)