The lovely Stephanie Burgis talks about living with, and writing with, ME / CFS on the “Disability in Kidlit” blog today. It’s a thought-provoking read.

Disability in Kidlit

Stephanie BurgisCover for STOLEN MAGICStephanie Burgis was born in Michigan, but now lives in Wales with her husband, writer Patrick Samphire, and their children. Before becoming a fulltime writer, she studied music history as a Fulbright Scholar in Vienna, Austria and worked as a website editor for a British opera company. She has published over thirty short stories for adults. Kat, Incorrigible (US)/A Most Improper Magick (UK) won the Waverton Good Read Children’s Award in 2011 for Best Début Children’s Novel by a British writer. It was followed by Renegade Magic/A Tangle of Magicks and Stolen Magic/A Reckless Magick. You can read the first three chapters of each of her books on her website. Find her on Twitter and Pinterest.


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