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Belo Cipriani (Belo Miguel Cipriani) was born on 21 June, 1980 in Guatemala, is a gay, blind and Latino writer in San Francisco. Discover Belo Cipriani's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 40 years old?

Popular As Belo Miguel Cipriani
Occupation Author, entrepreneur, columnist
Age 40 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born 21 June 1980
Birthday 21 June
Birthplace Guatemala
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2018

In 2018 Cipriani’s second book, Firsts: Coming of Age Stories by People with Disabilities was published, which is an anthology that looks at rites of passage through the disability lens. Kirkus Reviews wrote of the book that it contains, "Powerful and intimate self-portraits from writers who have much to teach readers."

2017

Cipriani, a former systems engineer and technical recruiter, was introduced to an assistive technology for the vision impaired called JAWS (Jobs Access With Speech) that utilizes synthesized speech and braille to allow the vision impaired to read information as it is displayed on a computer screen. Cipriani also uses a digital recorder to document his thoughts and uses an application that reads back to him what he is typing on his laptop. With the use of assistive technology, Cipriani has been able to reinvent himself as a writer and continue his column. Cipriani is a columnist for the Bay Area Reporter and writes "Seeing in the Dark," a monthly column that discusses his life as a gay blind man in San Francisco, California. In 2017 it received an honorable mention from the Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability. As a part of the nomination judge Tony Coelho called Cipriani an "important voice" in disability writing. He also hosts a weekly talkshow segment where he shares tips and advice on career moves. The talkshow, "Get to work," is a continuance of his former career advice column.

2015

Cipriani was chosen as the Community Grand Marshal for the 45th Annual San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade in 2015, serving as the first blind person in that role. In June 2015, Huffington Post named Cipriani as one of five agents of change for his advocacy and community service.

2013

Cipriani's guide dog Madge, a yellow lab, has been featured in many of his writings and photographed in local and national newspapers. Madge retired in August 2013 with a farewell thrown by Holy Names University. Oslo, a black lab, is Cipriani's second guide dog.

2011

Cipriani's literary career began when his debut book was released in 2011. Blind: A Memoir is a non-fiction memoir that chronicles the events surrounding the attack and his recovery. Cipriani sustained irreparable retinal nerve damage caused by receiving multiple blows to the face. Cipriani’s memoir received the LGBT Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention in 2012 for "Best Debut Novel" and "Best Non-Fiction."

Cipriani is a 2011 Lambda Literary Foundation Fellow for non-fiction. (Standard) He was also a 2012 writer-in-residence for the Yadda Foundation Writing Residency, and Holy Names University Writing Residency writer from 2012-2014 where he began teaching writing courses for the Holy Names University Oakland, California campus. In 2014, Cipriani's book, Midday Dreams a short story, was published. In 2018 he founded the publishing house Oleb Books, which focuses on publishing writers with disabilities. He is also the CEO of Oleb Media, an ADA compliance firm.

2007

At the age of 26, Cipriani was working as a senior technical staffing consultant for Wells Fargo when he was attacked on April 13, 2007 in San Francisco’s Castro District, a known LGBT neighborhood. He sustained injuries that resulted in nerve damage, rendering him completely blind. Cipriani's attackers were later identified and arrested; however due to a lack of physical evidence no charges were ever filed. He later pursued a civil lawsuit.

1998

Cipriani attended Overfelt High School in East San Jose. In 1998, he enrolled at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, California. He graduated with a degree a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems in 2001. He returned to Notre Dame de Namur University in 2008 where he studied under poet, Jacqueline Berger and fiction writer, Kerry Dolan. He earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in 2010.

1980

Belo Miguel Cipriani (born June 21, 1980 in Guatemala) is a gay, blind and Latino writer in San Francisco. He is also an activist for LGBT, disabled and cultural minority communities. Cipriani has been a columnist for publications including the Bay Area Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle, Huffington Post among others. He is the author of Blind: A Memoir (2011), which details the first two years of his recovery after he was attacked and beaten in the Castro District of San Francisco, California in 2007. Additionally, Cipriani is the official spokesperson for Guide Dogs For the Blind and was named "Best Disability Advocate" by SF Weekly in 2015.

Belo Cipriani was born in June 1980 in Guatemala. His father was a native of Brazil and his mother was Italian. Cipriani traveled with his parents to Brazil, Peru, Mexico, and Canada before the family settled in San Jose, California when Cipriani was seven.