Did you know that John Milton produced "Paradise Lost" and "Paradise Regained" more than ten years after going blind? Joel Burcat, 64, is an environmental lawyer and author in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, who recently published his first novel. While Burcat's book hasn't received much notoriety, it is novel. You see, he completed "Drink to Every Beast" while legally blind.
"I had to prove to myself that I could do something that one would not normally say a blind person can do," he said. "It was really, really important to me."
Please contact SDCB if you are experiencing vision loss. We offer a number of programs that can improve your quality of life.
"Writing With Your Eyes Closed"