Featured SpAN Author: Talia Johnson
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Featured SpAN Author: Talia Johnson

Talia Johnson is a multi-faceted woman who is transgender, autistic, Jewish, queer, and more than the sum of her parts. She is an ordained Kohenet priestess, and her work centres on bridging faith and queer communities, educating, counselling, and mentoring. She has done freelance editing for queer and trans representation and is Chair of the … Continue reading

Featured SpAN Author: Nathan Caro Fréchette
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Featured SpAN Author: Nathan Caro Fréchette

Nathan Caro Fréchette is originally from Montreal, but has been living in the Ottawa/Gatineau region since 2004. He is a sequential artist, author, and director of Renaissance, a multi-genre Canadian small press. As an author, Nathan has published several short stories, both sequential and traditional, as well as two graphic novels, five novels, and one … Continue reading

Featured SpAN Author: Pat Flewwelling
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Featured SpAN Author: Pat Flewwelling

Hailing from Oshawa, Ontario, Pat Flewwelling is a project manager by day, hobbyist by night. She enjoys kayaking, fishing, knitting and crochet, gardening, archery, physical fitness, and other relaxing skills that will come in very handy during the zombie apocalypse. While she tends to write dark fiction, such as her 2019 novel Helix: Sedition, she also … Continue reading

Internalized Ableism: A New SpAN Series
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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