Apr 23, 2022

Life Updates

Hi all! It's been a while since I last posted, and a lot has changed in my life, so here's a quick update post.Disability Justice WorkIn fall of last year, I started working part-time with PeoplesHub, an online movement school focusing on popular education. I'm coaching local organizations in Pittsburgh as part of an access cohort, helping organizations build disability justice and access-centered culture into all of the work they do. I also semi-regularly facilitate workshops at... more

Nov 21, 2021

New Poem in Sledgehammer Lit

I haven’t published any new poetry in a while, so I’m excited to share “We live off the last stop of the T,” recently published in Sledgehammer Lit: https://www.sledgehammerlit.com/post/we-live-off-the-last-stop-of-the-t-by-lyss-cypher.I wrote this poem around two years ago, and I believe it originated during one of our Rainbow Writers freewrite sessions. I always try to write alongside my students, and sometimes I even get a good draft to work from. As far as my... more

Feb 20, 2020

New Blog Post: Review of "Instability in Six Colors" by Rachel Kallem Whitman

I was excited to receive an advance copy of Rachel Kallem Whitman's new memoir, "Instability in Six Colors," through Inside Our Minds. Instability in Six Colors is a memoir of Rachel's lived experience with mental illness in poems, prose, musings, and quips with bits of knowledge and social justice sprinkled on top.Check it out:... more

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