The American born global citizen, writer and poet resisting to be marginalized as OTHER being disabled, gay and Jewish. Author of The history of my Shoes and the Evolution of Darwin’s Theory, showing constant adaptation as the key to, and the art of life. His poems in Desert Walking celebrate the love of two men for each other, the love of a man for the natural world, and the love of the artist for color, shape, and form. The memoir Body, remember searches his own history carved in his body.
Fries will read from his books, talk about his work and open up for questions & answers during a 'meet the author' event on 23 June 2015 in Amsterdam.