Stephanie Heit

Stephanie Heit is a queer disabled poet, dancer, teacher, and codirector of Turtle Disco, a somatic writing space on Anishinaabe land in Ypsilanti, Michigan. She is a Zoeglossia Fellow, bipolar, and a member of the Olimpias, an international disability performance collective. Her hybrid memoir poem Psych Murders (Wayne State University Press, 2022) witnesses and survives shock treatments, psychiatric wards, and suicidal ideation, toward new futures of care. The Color She Gave Gravity (The Operating System, 2017) explores the seams of language, movement, and mental health difference.

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