2013 “Lead On!” Honoree feature of Chicago Reader cover story

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Author and Activist Susan Nussbaum is featured in the cover story for the May 30 issue of the Chicago Reader. A former Access Living employee and the founder of the Empowered Fe Fes, Nussbaum is a 2013 “Lead On!” Honoree. She will be honored by Access Living at the Access Living Gala on June 3 at Navy Pier.

The Reader story comes in the wake of the publication of Good Kings, Bad Kings, Nussbaum’s award winning first novel. The article goes deep into Nussbaum’s life and career and looks closely at the new novel.

The introduction to the article reads:

The celebrated playwright and disability rights activist put down her pen for nearly a decade. But in a new novel, Good Kings Bad Kings, she picks back up where she left off, creating disabled characters who are funny, angry, and vividly human.

For the full Reader article, check out the related links section to the right.