In the thousands of titles throughout literary history, there are few that portray disability accurately or through a positive lens. The disabled life is almost always shown as inherently inferior or less worth living. Writing about disability in a realistic, affirmative way is examined in this interview with Chloé Cooper Jones, author of Easy Beauty, a memoir and travelogue about her journey with disability and motherhood. In this interview Writer’s Relief found on LitHub.com, Greg Marshall talks with Jones about what it means to write about disability, how it impacts them as writers, and how they hope to influence their audiences through it.
Read the full interview transcript here.