Featured SpAN Author: Pat Flewwelling
Featured Author

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
internalized ableism

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

Featured SpAN Author: Emily Gillespie
Featured Author

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