Simi Linton is a prominent activist and author of numerous articles about disability. She holds a Ph.D. from New York University and until 1998 taught at Hunter College. She is author of Claiming Disability: Knowledge and Identity and founder of Disability/Arts, an organization that works with artists and cultural institutions to help shape the presentation of disability in the arts and to increase the representation of works by disabled artists. Linton lives in New York City.
Visit the author's website at: www.similinton.com.
Find out more about Invitation to Dance, the documentary about Simi Linton inspired by her memoir, now available through Kino Lorber EDU.