Travel Memoirs Are All About Immersive Experiences–But How Do You Write That When You Use a Wheelchair?Bustle

(Don’t) Fear the Feeding TubeCatapult

After Losing the Ability to Eat Solid Food, I had Lost Twenty Pounds–Did I Want to Lose More?Catapult

The Difference a Meal Makes: On Losing the Ability to Eat Solid FoodCatapult

A Chronology of TouchCatapult

Broken Body, Worthless Girl, and Other Lies I Called Truth, in Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World (Algonquin)

Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World Contributor Kayla Whaley on the Word and the BookBarnes & Noble Teen

Want to Track a Disabled Person? Maybe Ask Them FirstThe Outline

The Present and Future of Disability in YA BooksBook Riot

How I’m Embracing Femme in a Disabled BodyThe Establishment
—   Reprinted at The Huffington Post

Wheelchair Users in Fiction: Examining the Single NarrativeDisability in Kidlit

The State of Disability on Book Covers, with Corinne Duyvis, Disability in Kidlit

Introduction to Disability Terminology, with Corinne Duyvis, Disability in Kidlit

A Particular InvisibilityYA Pride

(Not) Engaging with Disability: Convenient Approaches in SFF, with Corinne Duyvis, Disability in Kidlit

More Than Enough: On Swimming, Walking, and Forgotten SensationsThe Toast

Queering My Language, Queering MyselfQueer Girl Cafe

#OwnVoices: Why We Need Diverse Authors in Children’s LiteratureBrightly

Nobody Catcalls the Woman in the WheelchairThe Establishment
—   Reprinted at Everyday Feminism and The Huffington Post
—   Included in “Happy Birthday Est.: Ruchika’s Editor Picks”

To Fill an Emptiness: Tradition, Food, and the HolidaysThe Toast
—   Included in The Toast’s year-end post, “Our Favorite Freelance Pieces of 2015

Here is What’s Wrong with Kylie Jenner’s Wheelchair PhotoThe Toast

Chasing ‘Normal’: My Summers at a Camp for Disabled KidsThe Toast

Diversity 101: The Disabled SaintCBC Diversity



The Leap and the Fall, in Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux)
—   Starred reviews from Kirkus and Booklist
Junior Library Guild selection

BruisedMichigan Quarterly Review
—   Honorable Mention in Glimmer Train‘s Very Short Fiction Award

tended, tangled, and veinedUncanny Magazine



Bustle 2018 Rule Breaker Feature

How It Is: Season One, Episode Two: The Gray Area

Dear Prudence podcast, Slate

Disability After Dark: Episode 80: Hard to Swallow

Beyond Ableism and Ignorance: Disability and FictionKill Your Darlings
—   Included in Brooklyn Magazine’s “‘We’ve Been Out Here Working’: Diversity in Publishing, A Partial Reading List



I Believe in a Thing Called Love is the Romantic Comedy We DeserveBarnes & Noble Teen

Strange the DreamerRomantic and Morally Complex, is Laini Taylor at Her BestBarnes & Noble Teen

Omegaball by Robert J. PattersonDisability in Kidlit

On Susannah Nevison’s TeratologyThe Deaf Poets Society

Young Knights of the Round Table by Julie GoldingDisability in Kidlit

I Funny by James Patterson and Chris GrabensteinDisability in Kidlit