Squee! To be perfectly honest, I am so shy and insecure about my nonfiction pieces. It’s much easier for me to relay my truths through quirky aliens who eat cake and have space adventures.
But a while back I wrote a piece about how I experience hearing. A true account of my relationship with sounds and voices over the years. It’s called Gorgeously Hard of Hearing. (No, the title is not arrogance; it actually makes sense when you read the story.)
A fellow Spoonie author recommended I submit to Wordgathering, so, with the usual nerves, I pressed the Submit button. And it got accepted.
Here where you can read my short work, in Wordgathering’s June 2020 edition (Vol 14, Issue 2).
Thanks to the lovely editors at Wordgathering for publishing it!
Cait Gordon is a disability advocate who wants everyone to be wise and prevent the spread of COVID-19!
She’s also the author of Life in the ’Cosm and The Stealth Lovers. When Cait’s not writing, she’s editing manuscripts and running The Spoonie Authors Network, a blog whose contributors manage disabilities and/or chronic conditions. She also teamed up with Kohenet Talia C. Johnson to co-edit the Nothing Without Us anthology (now a 2020 Prix Aurora Award nominee) in an attempt to take over the world.
4 thoughts on “I’ve had a short work of nonfiction published in Wordgathering’s June 2020 edition!”
Thank you for turning me on to this publication, Cait. I’m hoping to send them a paper about living with Asperger’s soon.
The editor is really nice!
Cait that was a GREAT story! I also suffer from hearing impairment and read lips, as I have had 3 surgeries for Cholesteotoma, which is a tumour which grows inside the ear. So I really related to your story…Thanks for the humour, the clarification and the news about ASL!
Thanks so much, Sue!