Tell me a little about yourself! I’m a disabled Canadian writer with cerebral palsy currently living in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. I’ve always been interested in the weird and wonderful—my first … Continue Reading Q&A with Amanda Leduc on Fairy Tales and Disability
There aren’t enough books and media by disabled people much less publishers run by disabled people. With Co-Founder Elizabeth (“Ibby”) Grace, Corbett Joan OToole founded Reclamation Press with a specific … Continue Reading Wisdom from Disability Communities: Interview with Corbett Joan OToole
You are invited to the ninth #CripLit chat co-hosted by novelist Nicola Griffith and Alice Wong of the Disability Visibility Project®. We’re both writers of fiction and nonfiction. … Continue Reading 8/6 #CripLit Twitter Chat: Writing Disability
Lost. And Found? Ann Millett-Gallant For much of 2007, my existence may best be characterized as lost. I had lost weight, hair, part of my skull, much muscular movement and … Continue Reading Guest Blog Post By Ann Millett-Gallant: Lost. And Found?
Time flies! In 2015 several disabled writers began to publicly speak out about their experiences writing for and interacting with The Mighty. Reading about their activism and the pushback they received, … Continue Reading #CrippingTheMighty 1 Year Later: Disabled Writers on Publishing
This year the Clinton campaign featured an unprecedented number of ads featuring people with disabilities that were the subject of two DVP Media Talk blog posts here and here. As … Continue Reading Media Talk 3: “Martha and Sara” and Disability Narratives
#CripTheVote Twitter Chat Storytelling and Voting Tuesday, September 27, 2016 5 pm Eastern Guest host: Rooted in Rights Hosted by Andrew Pulrang, Gregg Beratan, and Alice Wong, #CripTheVote Twitter … Continue Reading 9/27 #CripTheVote chat: Storytelling and Voting
The Disability Visibility Project posted many articles in the past about inspiration porn and misconceptions about people with disabilities. One thing is for sure—disability is multidimensional and nuanced. Extreme caricatures about … Continue Reading By s.e. smith: “Disabled Children Aren’t Burdens — or Angels”