Books written by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

Care Work

September 14, 2018 | 304 pages
In their new, long-awaited collection of essays, Lambda Literary Award-winning writer and longtime disability justice activist and performance artist Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha explores the politics and realities of disability justice, a movement that centres the lives and leadership of sick... More Info

The Revolution Starts at Home

September 13, 2016 | 368 pages
A brave, urgent, and roaring response to silence.  More Info

Dirty River

Arsenal Pulp PressLtd | October 1, 2015 | 240 pages
A transformative memoir by a queer disabled woman of colour and abuse survivor. In 1996, poet Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, carrying only two backpacks, caught a Greyhound bus in America and ran away to Canada. She ended up in Toronto, where she was welcomed by a community of queer punks of... More Info

The Revolution Starts at Home

May 24, 2011 | 325 pages
Breaking a dangerous silence, this highly anticipated collection ?needs to be read by all activists” (Feminist Review).  More Info