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Authors with Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses online meet-up

22 September @ 14:00 - 15:00 BST

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Join us for our next online meet-up on Thursday 22 September from 2pm. This month we will hear from Ruth Harrison from Spread the Word UK – wide writing opportunities. 

Ruth Harrison is the Director of Spread the Word, London’s literature development agency. Her working life has been in the field of the arts and particularly literature. She has been Director of Apples and Snakes, a literature development officer and programme manager at The Reading Agency. She is passionate about not only widening people’s engagement with writers and writing but also in developing writing talent. At Spread the Word, she is responsible for leading the company artistically and strategically. Ruth overseas a programme of activity that includes the London Writers Awards, the national Welcome x Spread the Word Writing Awards, CRIPtic x Spread the Word Salon and the Deptford Literature Festival amongst others. 


About the Authors with Disabilities sand Chronic Illnesses Network 

The Authors with Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses network is a member-led peer support network aims to break feelings of isolation by connecting authors facing common experiences, in an online community that offers continuing professional and personal support.

We run monthly get-togethers using Zoom, where you can chat informally online with others. Depending on your computer or device, you can take part either using audio or video. Please let us know if you have any specific needs that will help you take part.

Our primary aim is to offer a friendly and supportive space where you can feel safe to ask questions, share experiences, offer advice, and make new connections. For more information, visit our Network page here.

Our online meet-ups are free to attend for SoA members only. To join us, click the Going button below and enter your details in the RSVP form. We’ll send you an email with a link to join us on Zoom.

If the confirmation email doesn’t arrive in your inbox, please check your junk mail folder! If you have any access questions please contact us at disabledauthors@gmail.com


22 September
14:00 - 15:00 BST
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