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Crip Kinship Cuties

This page documents the community joys, the smiles, and the kin that digitally gather during the Crip Kinship book tour. This includes all the precious furry babies that watch. If you have pictures that you would like to share, DM us on Instagram @shaydakafai 

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I was joined in conversation with a dear friend and fellow activist-scholar Dr. Anita Tijerina Revilla at Skylight Books. 11/8/21

Image description: a screenshot of five smiling people. One person in the bottom right is holding their hand up and saying "love" in ASL.

A screenshot of six smiling people.

Image description: A screenshot of six smiling people in separate screen boxes. Each person has their name and pronouns written beneath their picture. From top left to right: Interpreter Mak (he/him), Shane Mullen (he/him), adrienne maree brown (she/they), Interpreter Tricia (she/her), Captioner Cory Dostie (co/they), Shayda Kafai (she/her) at Left Bank Books. 11/10/21

A screenshot of six video screens. Five of them include smiling people and one includes an illustration graphic of a dictation device.

Image description: A screenshot of six video screens. Five of them include smiling people. From top left to right, Nell, Shayda (she/her), Nicole Marcos (CART), ASL interpreter Amber Rosenborough (she/her), Liliac Vylette Maldonado (she/they), and Vanessa Durand, and one includes an illustration graphic of a dictation device. Harvard Bookstore, 11/12/21

A screenshot of smiling people.

Image description: A screenshot of smiling people on a Zoom screen. On the top bar, from left to right: Bri Beck (she/her), Sandie Yi (she/her), ASL Interpreter, and guests. Main screen from left to right: Shayda (she/her), seeley quest (sie/hir), ASL interpreter Kate, and Sarah Hollenbeck. Women & Children First, 11/15/21

Phoebe, an orange tabby, rests in front of the computer screen. Shayda, Anita, and an ASL interpreter talk in the background.

Image description: Phoebe, an orange tabby, rests in front of the computer screen. Shayda, Anita, and an ASL interpreter talk in the background. 11/8/21

Solie, a Black cat, looks at the camera with sleepy eyes. He sits in front of a computer monitor.

Image description: Solie, a Black cat, looks at the camera with sleepy eyes. He sits in front of a computer monitor. 11/8/21

Black Sheep, a black cat, rests cozily on a bed. He is facing a TV, watching Crip Kinship. 

Image description: Black Sheep, a black cat, rests cozily on a bed. He is facing a TV, watching Crip Kinship. 11/8/21

Four smiling people on a Zoom screen.

Image description: A screenshot of four smiling people on a Zoom screen. From top left to right: Samantha Johnson, Alice Wong, Shayda Kafai, and ASL interpreter. Book Soup, 11/16/21 

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Image description: A screenshot of smiling people and two dogs on a Zoom screen. On the top bar is Shayda Kafai with Baldwin, Nomy Lamm with Mama, Tricia, ASL Interpreter, and Socorro, our host from Orca Books. The rest of the three rows are full of smiling people! 1/7/22