24 episodes

The Spoonie Authors Podcast explores the life and stories of a different disabled, chronically ill, neurodivergent, hard of hearing, or mentally ill author each week. This podcast is brought to you by the Spoonie Authors Network, a collective dedicated to publishing and sharing the experiences of disabled authors.

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    • Arts

The Spoonie Authors Podcast explores the life and stories of a different disabled, chronically ill, neurodivergent, hard of hearing, or mentally ill author each week. This podcast is brought to you by the Spoonie Authors Network, a collective dedicated to publishing and sharing the experiences of disabled authors.

    Exploring Queerness, Trauma and Disability through Fiction with Mato J Steger

    Exploring Queerness, Trauma and Disability through Fiction with Mato J Steger

    Mato J. Steger discusses their novel, Nebula Scars, and the power of exploring trauma through fiction in this week's interview. Visit them at fantasyandcoffee.com  

    The Spoonie Authors Podcast is part of the Spoonie Authors Network, a community initiative devoted to sharing the stories of disabled authors and educating abled people about what life is like for disabled creatives. Transcripts of this podcast are also available on the Spoonie Authors Network.  

    To learn more or become a contributor, visit spoonieauthorsnetwork.blog. And of course, if you enjoyed this podcast, make sure to leave us a 5 star review on your favourite podcast streaming platform.

    • 30 min
    The Grief of a New Disability and More with Meredith O'Brien

    The Grief of a New Disability and More with Meredith O'Brien

    This week, multi-published author Meredith O'Brien joins us to discuss Uncomfortably Numb, a memoir about the life-altering diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. Find out more about Meredith at https://www.mereditheobrien.com

    The Spoonie Authors Podcast is part of the Spoonie Authors Network, a community initiative devoted to sharing the stories of disabled authors and educating abled people about what life is like for disabled creatives. Transcripts of this podcast are also available on the Spoonie Authors Network. To learn more or become a contributor, visit spoonieauthorsnetwork.blog. And of course, if you enjoyed this podcast, make sure to leave us a 5 star review on your favourite podcast streaming platform.

    • 30 min
    Managing Mental Health, Writing, and More with Nicole Zelniker

    Managing Mental Health, Writing, and More with Nicole Zelniker

    This week's interview is with multi-genre author Nicole Zelniker! Find out more about her at https://www.nicolezelniker.com  

    The Spoonie Authors Podcast is part of the Spoonie Authors Network, a community initiative devoted to sharing the stories of disabled authors and educating abled people about what life is like for disabled creatives. Transcripts of this podcast are also available on the Spoonie Authors Network. To learn more or become a contributor, visit spoonieauthorsnetwork.blog. And of course, if you enjoyed this podcast, make sure to leave us a 5 star review on your favourite podcast streaming platform.

    • 22 min
    The Many Layers of Mourning with Kaki Olsen

    The Many Layers of Mourning with Kaki Olsen

    This week's interview is with multi-genre author Kaki Olsen. Find out more about her at http://kakiolsencreative.com/  

    The Spoonie Authors Podcast is part of the Spoonie Authors Network, a community initiative devoted to sharing the stories of disabled authors and educating abled people about what life is like for disabled creatives. Transcripts of this podcast are also available on the Spoonie Authors Network. To learn more or become a contributor, visit spoonieauthorsnetwork.blog. And of course, if you enjoyed this podcast, make sure to leave us a 5 star review on your favourite podcast streaming platform.

    • 26 min
    Exploring the Artificial Divide with Robert Kingett

    Exploring the Artificial Divide with Robert Kingett

    This week's interview is with author, journalist, and anthology editor Robert Kingett.

    Robert Kingett is a totally blind  author that writes essays and fiction where disabled characters live normal lives. When he's not writing, he loves to listen to fiction podcasts. Visit him online at www.blindjournalist.wordpress.com

    Thanks for listening to this week’s episode of the Spoonie Authors Podcast! The Spoonie Authors Podcast is part of the Spoonie Authors Network, a community initiative devoted to sharing the stories of disabled authors and educating abled people about what life is like for disabled creatives. Transcripts of this podcast are also available on the Spoonie Authors Network. To learn more or become a contributor, visit spoonieauthorsnetwork.blog. And of course, if you enjoyed this podcast, make sure to leave us a 5 star review on your favourite podcast streaming platform.

    • 20 min
    Queerness, Explosions, and Cats with Alex Harrow

    Queerness, Explosions, and Cats with Alex Harrow

    Season two of the Spoonie Authors Podcast kicks off with an interview of Alex Harrow, author of Empire of Light! Find out more about them at alexharrow.com!  

    The Spoonie Authors Podcast is part of the Spoonie Authors Network, a community initiative devoted to sharing the stories of disabled authors and educating abled people about what life is like for disabled creatives. Transcripts of this podcast are also available on the Spoonie Authors Network. To learn more or become a contributor, visit spoonieauthorsnetwork.blog.

    • 40 min

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