Spoonie Editor Levelled Up Her Spooniness (Also: What’s Ahead This Fall)
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Spoonie Editor Levelled Up Her Spooniness (Also: What’s Ahead This Fall)

Hello to our followers! It’s Cait, your friendly neighbourhood young disabled crone and editor-in-chief of the Spoonie Authors Network. On my summer hiatus, I decided to relax by getting a shoulder issue, injuring said shoulder even further, and now moving on to Stage 2 of frozen shoulder. Wheee! So, my activities will have to be … Continue reading

Charity™ and Disabled Futurity
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Charity™ and Disabled Futurity

Editor’s note: I invited Derek Newman-Stille to share with us their own experience with writing fiction, as some people might only know them as a champion in elevating speculative fiction authors and/or disabled voices. Their short story, Charity™, is the grand finale of the Nothing Without Us anthology. Most of my writing about disability has … Continue reading

Spoonie Spotlight: Jamieson Wolf, Author of Little Yellow Magnet
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Spoonie Spotlight: Jamieson Wolf, Author of Little Yellow Magnet

It’s your friendly neighbourhood SpAN Editor here. I thought for the start of 2019, it would be great to highlight how our contributors (and other awesome humans) are using their spoons! For our first Spoonie Spotlight, we’re featuring the incomparable Jamieson Wolf, author of over 60 works. While we could talk all day about his … Continue reading

Call for Submissions—Nothing Without Us anthology!
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Call for Submissions—Nothing Without Us anthology!

A really exciting collaboration is happening! Editors Cait “Pinky” Gordon and Talia “The Brain” Johnson are collaborating with the wonderful Presses Renaissance Press to bring this collection of short fiction together! Give them genres! They want genres! From the Nothing Without Us website: Do you write words? Specifically, do you write English words that band together to … Continue reading

Anthology Kickstarter: We Shall Be Monsters (Or, as I call it: The Frankenthology)
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Anthology Kickstarter: We Shall Be Monsters (Or, as I call it: The Frankenthology)

Originally posted on Cait Gordon—Speculative Fiction Author:
So I’m pretty stoked. Last December I submitted a short story called The Hilltop Gathering to the We Shall Be Monsters anthology call-for-submissions. What really appealed to me about this project was how authors were invited to write stories that explored disability. As a disabled person, this simply…