Publishing more fiction by Australian authors with disability is crucial for disabled people's representation - and their wellbeing

ABC News,
05 January 2022, Australia

In the last decade in particular, there have been increased calls for better representation of disability in literature, from across Europe, Australia, the United States and beyond.

Publishing more books written by disabled authors is one of the many ways our society can shift towards treating disabled people as equal, valued members of our communities.

By exploring the joys and challenges disabled people encounter, and modelling ways non-disabled people can support us, these stories promote realistic perceptions of disability and respectful, just treatment of disabled people.