Wave Columnist Published In 'Kaleidoscope'
The work of writer Liz Guarino of Broad Channel has been published in the current issue of Kaleidoscope: Exploring the Experience of Disability through Literature and the Fine Arts. Her review of the book, The Lives of Dwarfs: Their Journey from Public Curiosity Toward Social Liberation by Betty M. Adelson, appears in issue number 53 of the magazine along with other thematic material representing the portrayals of disability in the media. Her work was selected from among more than 200 submissions considered for publication.
Guarino has been writing on disability related issues for eight years and has been editor of Channel News , a civic association publication for the past five years. She is a monthly contributor to Able News and several of her articles have appeared in Family Digest . She also writes the weekly "Broad Channel Bits" column for The Wave . Guarino says that her disability has greatly influenced her work and her work has made her much more aware of the challenges other people face. She is currently studying for her master's degree at Queens College in New York.
The award-winning Kaleidoscope Magazine is published by United Disability Services in Akron, Ohio. Unique to the field of disability studies, the publication expresses the experiences of disability from the perspective of individuals, families, healthcare professionals and society as a whole.