When: Sunday January 15, 2023 at 2:30pm EST Register through Eventbrite as of December 1, 2022! Tickets are limited! We’re so thrilled to be piloting this new initiative where we will offer a virtual space for disabled creatives to launch or relaunch their works! Our goal is to feature only small press or indie authors … Continue reading
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A New Year: Last of the Pandemic Trilogy?
Worst trilogy ever, by the way. The actually happenings and behaviour during this COVID-19 pandemic would have been rejected by every publisher, I’m sure, for being so unrealistic. Yet, I also feel I need to apologize to the writer of JAWS. People really would put the economy over the lives of swimmers in shark-infested waters. … Continue reading
Managing Spoons One Year Later: Stephen Graham King
Editor’s note: The last twelve months (and counting) of living during a global pandemic has had an affect on us Spoonies, so I thought I would do a six-week series, asking some of our contributing authors the same questions about how they are managing spoons, one year later. This week’s featured author: Stephen Graham King … Continue reading
Managing Spoons One Year Later: H.E. Casson
Editor’s note: The last twelve months (and counting) of living during a global pandemic has had an affect on us Spoonies, so I thought I would do a six-week series, asking some of our contributing authors the same questions about how they are managing spoons, one year later. This week’s featured author: H.E. Casson SpAN … Continue reading
Managing Spoons in 2020, featuring Jamieson Wolf
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. Always lovely to have you on the Spoonie Authors Network, Jamieson! Can you please introduce yourself … Continue reading
Featured SpAN Author: Cait Gordon
Cait (pronounced like ‘cat’) Gordon is a Canadian disability advocate who writes speculative fiction that celebrates the reality of diversity. Originally from Verdun, Québec, Cait worked for over two decades as a technical writer, then channelled her love for words into storytelling. She is the author of the humorous space adventures Life in the ’Cosm and The Stealth Lovers. … Continue reading
Internalized Ableism: A New SpAN Series
I am delighted to announce that we’ll have a new series starting on February 9, 2020 called internalized abelism. Several of our past contributors (and some new ones) will share with us how they’ve wrestled with their own ableism—which they might have also used against themselves—and how these attitudes have affected their lives. It’s really … Continue reading
Calling all Spoonies for the Spoonie Authors Podcast!
Are you a Spoonie? Do you write? Then the Spoonie Authors Podcast wants YOU! The Spoonie Authors Podcast is dedicated to promoting disabled authors and educating the public about disability issues inside and outside of publishing. Each episode will feature an interview with a different author. If you are an author who is disabled, Deaf, … Continue reading
Nothing Without Us own-voice anthology is on Kickstarter!
For the entire month of April 2019, the Nothing Without Us anthology is live on Kickstarter. At the time of this post, we raised 32% towards our goal, but we have a stretch goal of $6500 that we’d love to reach. This would result in a print book with illustrations, an eBook, and an audio … Continue reading