J.A. Carter-Winward is an award-winning poet, literary novelist, playwright, performer, and visual artist. Through 14 years of drug-induced akathisia, she authored 13 books. Off the medications seven months, she developed a cluster of neurological movement disorders that impact every facet of her life as a writer, public figure, and human being. Her upcoming collection, in-her-rest-less-ness: prose and poems, is a chronicle spanning 14+ years, written before she knew her suffering had a name.