Introduction

Writing “Being Heumann” with co-authors Kristen Joiner and Judy Heumann

Writing “Being Heumann” with co-authors Kristen Joiner and Judy Heumann

We're kicking off 2022 with a special edition episode! Kylie Miller, the producer of The Heumann Perspective, steps in to interview Judy and her co-author, Kristen Joiner. Together, they wrote "Being Heumann: An unrepentant memoir of a disability rights activist" and the YA version, Rolling Warrior.

Transcript: Google Docs

Headshot of Kristen Joiner. She is a white woman with curly blonde hair and blue eyes. She is wearing a black shirt and standing in front of a grey wall.

About Kristen Joiner

Kristen Joiner is a writer and activist who tries to tell stories that change how people see the world. Her writing on exclusion, inequality, and social change has been published in Ms. Magazine, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Spin-Off, Stuff and other outlets. She lives in New Zealand with her husband and three children.

Connect with her on Twitter @kristenjoiner.

Find a shortened video version of this interview on Judy's YouTube channel. 

Intro music by Lachi: https://www.lachimusic.com/index.html

Outro music by Gaelynn Lea: https://violinscratches.com/ 

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