In this panel at the 2013 Wisconsin Warrior Summit, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraq, and Afghanistan veterans will address the healing aspects of writing, music, and the visual arts. The panelists are:
- Doug Bradley, author of DEROS Vietnam: Dispatches from the Air-Conditioned Jungle
- Lem Genovese, guitarist & songwriter
- Steve Piotrowski, memoirist & member of the Deadly Writers Patrol
- Yvette Pino, printmaker & founder of the Veterans Print Project
- William Schuth, poet & member of the Deadly Writers Patrol
Each panelist will present their art – as a reading, in song, or visually – and discuss the role of the arts in bearing witness to their military experiences and assisting their reintegration into society.
The 2013 Wisconsin Warrior Summit will be held on 13-14 November at the Bishop O'Connor Center, 702 S. High Point Road, Madison.
A Room of One's Own will host a reading by poets from across the country in association with the National Veterans for Peace Convention. Participants include:
- Brian Bieniek, Desert Storm & Iraq War veteran (Army), member of the Deadly Writers Patrol
- Doug Bradley, Vietnam veteran (Army), member of the Deadly Writers Patrol, & author of DEROS Vietnam: Dispatches from the Air-Conditioned Jungle
- William Schuth, Iraq War veteran (Marine Corps) & member of the Deadly Writers Patrol
reading is free & open to the public.