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.
Stephanie 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.
I remember the first time I ever heard of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. I was a teenager when I saw it being mocked in a snarky Sunday column in the New…
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