Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Philip Schultz: My Dyslexia



The Pulitzer Prize winning poet Philip Schultz discovered he was dyslexic when one of his own children was diagnosed with the learning disability.  
He read from his memoir My Dyslexia and talked about how he overcame his handicap at Canios Books in September of 2011.  
Listen here


My Dyslexia was published  in 2011 by W.W.Norton

Philip Schultz received the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for his collection Failure published by Harcourt.

Other collections include:
The God of Loneliness, Living in the Past and The Holy Worm of Praise – all from Harcourt and Like Wings  from Viking Penguin

 
more: An extended interview with Mr. Schultz about his dyslexia conducted by Francesca Rheannon is available at writersvoice.net
 
Philip Schultz reads from Failure and The God of Loneliness on East End Ink.