Featured SpAN Author: Emily Gillespie
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Featured SpAN Author: Emily Gillespie

Emily Gillespie is a Toronto-based author, disability activist and professional daydreamer. Her work explores the themes of memory, identity and mental health journeys. Emily enjoys working in community spaces and examining individual and collective experiences. She views storytelling as a tool for resisting predominant social narratives. Emily has a BA in English, and an MA … Continue reading

SpAN Contributors Nominated for Prix Aurora Awards!
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SpAN Contributors Nominated for Prix Aurora Awards!

Welcome! It’s your friendly neighbourhood editor-in-spoons posting this week. Today I wanted to give a shout-out to the Spoonie Authors Network contributors who are on the ballot for the Prix Aurora Awards. This is a prestigious award for Canadian speculative fiction writing. How exciting is this? Hint: super exciting. So, let’s begin! Best Young Adult … Continue reading

Featured SpAN Author: Rachel Marie (Jeffery)
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Featured SpAN Author: Rachel Marie (Jeffery)

Rachel Jeffery is a writer who battles with cerebral palsy, depression, spinal arthritis, and CFS/ME. She now works in public relations.  Rachel has recently released the romance, Carefree and Consequence, which is available on Amazon (writing as Rachel Marie). You can read more about Rachel’s work on her website, The Rachel Diaries.  You can also follow her on … Continue reading

Featured SpAN Author: Marianne Granger
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Featured SpAN Author: Marianne Granger

A trained psycho-social counselor and life coach, (and author of Higher Maintenance, published in 2016 by Balboa Press) Marianne Granger’s commitment to helping people led her to work as coordinator of a volunteer center, and years later, as director of a large food bank. While managing and training employees and volunteers, she wrote and edited promotional … Continue reading