Every year, 12,000 writers attend the AWP writers conference. Last year, it was one of the few conferences that chose not to cancel—and this writer went. A year later, does she regret it?
Nearly half the people killed at the hands of cops have a disability, including Alfred Olango and Deborah Danner. Imagine the statistics under a president who openly mocks the disabled.
When her child was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, the author worried she’d forever lost her ability to write. But he helped her realize that she had more to say than ever.