Grace Lapointe

Grace Lapointe’s fiction has been published in Kaleidoscope, Deaf Poets Society, Mobius: The Journal of Social Change, and is forthcoming in Corporeal Lit Mag. Her essays and poetry have been published in Wordgathering. Her stories and essays—including ones that she wrote as a college student—have been taught in college courses and cited in books and dissertations. More of her work is at, Medium, and Ao3.

The Enduring Ableism of LADY CHATTERLEY’S LOVER

Lady Chatterley's Lover is remembered as a feminist classic, but it perpetuates the ableist idea that disabled people are better off dead.

CATHERINE, CALLED BIRDY, Sexism, Ableism, and Me: What I Learned from Karen Cushman’s Novels

Historical fiction for young readers like CATHERINE CALLED BIRDY help readers discover the history of sexism, ableism, and more.

“Read What’s There”: How I Learned to Avoid Shortcuts

How has how we've been taught to read since elementary school served us? How has it not? One writer explores.

Elizabeth Bennet Lives: Literary Present Tense

Books and other media are discussed as if they exist in an "eternal present" — Elizabeth Bennet lives in Hertfordshire, not lived. But why?

8 Engrossing Books With Multiple Timelines

Split timelines can work especially well in contemporary literary fiction, thrillers, and historical fiction. Here are 8 of the best, starting with Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi.

9 Classic Types of Sci-fi Plots

Take a look at 9 of the classic types of science fiction plots, including dystopia, space travel, alien invaders, and more.

Representation of Wheelchair Users On Book Covers: Still a Long Way To Go

Though there has been some improvement, there's still a long way to go in how wheelchair users are represented on book covers.

How to Find the Best Kindle Book Deals

From daily email newsletters to quick hacks, this is how to get a constant stream of Kindle book deals to fuel your reading.

10 Compelling Series Where Book 2 is Even Better Than the First

So much for the second book slump: these series manage to have sequels that are even better than book one.

10 of the Best Antihero Characters in Literature

From Harley Quinn to Gatsby, we love a good antihero. These are some of the best antihero characters you'll find.