Kenny Fries is the author of Body, Remember: A Memoir (Dutton, 1997; Plume paperback, 1998), Anesthesia: Poems (The Advocado Press, 1996), and the play A Human Equation, which premiered at LaMama E.T.C. in New York City. He is the editor of Staring Back: The Disability Experience From The Inside Out, an anthology of disabled writers published by Plume in 1997. He received the Gregory Kolovakos award for AIDS Writing and was Lambda Literary Award finalist for The Healing Notebooks (Open Books, 1990), a sequence of poems. He has received a Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation grant and residencies at the MacDowell Colony and Yaddo. He teaches in the MFA Writing Program at Goddard College and currently lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.