All works by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha is a queer disabled nonbinary femme poet, memoirist and essayist, disability and transformative justice movement worker and educator of Burgher/Tamil Sri Lankan and Irish/Roma ascent. She is the Lambda Award winning author or co-editor of nine books, including (co-edited with Ejeris Dixon) Beyond Survival: Strategies and Stories from the Transformative Justice Movement, Tonguebreaker, Bridge of Flowers, Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice, Dirty River: A Queer Femme of Color Dreaming Her Way Home, Bodymap, The Revolution Starts At Home, Love Cake and Consensual Genocide. Since 2009, she has been a lead artist with the disability justice collective Sins Invalid, Raised in Worcester, MA, she is a rust belt poet, a Sri Lankan with a white mom, an autistic kid who grew up, a survivor who is hard to kill.