Featured SpAN Author: Dorothy Ellen Palmer
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Featured SpAN Author: Dorothy Ellen Palmer

Dorothy Ellen Palmer is a disabled senior writer, retired English/Drama teacher, improv coach and union activist. Her new adoption-disability memoir, Falling for Myself, (Wolsak and Wynn, 2019), is acclaimed by The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, Quill & Quire, and Readers Digest. Longlisted for the ReLit Award, her novel, When Fenelon Falls, (Coach House, 2010), features a disabled teen in the … Continue reading

Managing Spoons in 2020, featuring Christina Robins
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Managing Spoons in 2020, featuring Christina Robins

Editor’s note: As promised, this Fall season brings us a new series called Managing Spoons in 2020. It’s been a heck of a year for many of us, so I decided to ask fellow Spoonies how they’ve been handling it. Content note: Mentions of suicide, abuse, and rape. It’s so great to have you join … Continue reading

Dianna Gunn Hosts the first #WeeknightWriters Virtual Con on Sep 26 and Sep 27, 2020!
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Dianna Gunn Hosts the first #WeeknightWriters Virtual Con on Sep 26 and Sep 27, 2020!

Note: The weekly #SpoonieAuthChat writers chat, hosted by Cait Gordon, will resume on October 4, 2020, on Twitter @SpoonieAuthNet. Every Thursday on Twitter at 7:00 pm EDT (or EST, depending on the time of year), Dianna Gunn hosts the #WeeknightWriters chat. And now, there will be an entire virtual con running from September 26-27 on … Continue reading

Spoonie Editor Levelled Up Her Spooniness (Also: What’s Ahead This Fall)
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Spoonie Editor Levelled Up Her Spooniness (Also: What’s Ahead This Fall)

Hello to our followers! It’s Cait, your friendly neighbourhood young disabled crone and editor-in-chief of the Spoonie Authors Network. On my summer hiatus, I decided to relax by getting a shoulder issue, injuring said shoulder even further, and now moving on to Stage 2 of frozen shoulder. Wheee! So, my activities will have to be … Continue reading

Featured SpAN Author: Dominic Bercier
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Featured SpAN Author: Dominic Bercier

Classically-trained artist Dominic Bercier is the writer-artist-designer behind Mirror Comics Studios, a boutique comic book and graphic novel production and publishing entity from Ottawa, Canada. He produces stories of young heroes losing, longing, striving for and restoring the things they’ve lost, be they love, lives or souls, plunging characters into emotionally charged magical initiations that … Continue reading