Riot Headline COVID-19 Updates from the Bookish World

Mel Ashford

Hearing impaired and proud, Mel is always on the lookout for more books about deaf people. She loves SFF and horror, but will read anything that’s not tied down. Mel is currently studying for a Natural Sciences degree. She is the proud mum of a tortoiseshell cat and a French Bulldog puppy. Mel loves crafts and video games.

Our Reading Lives: The Books That Got Me Through My Hearing Loss Diagnosis

One reader on the books that helped cope with a hearing loss diagnosis.

Why We Need More Books About Chronic Illness

A reader on the joy of happening upon a character with a chronic health condition and on the importance of chronic illness inclusivity in genre fiction.