Apr 28, 2021

It’s pretty obvious that I’m a huge fan of diversity in fiction. This is why I was excited to see the diverse casting choices made for the Netflix adaptation of Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo. The Alina of the show is not how I imagined her, because she is described in the books as…

Nov 10, 2020

My husband enjoys watching me yell at the TV while I watch The 100. It is my “love to hate” show. It’s not quality television, but I can’t look away. I love the characters and I hate the stupid decisions they make! One thing I particularly appreciate is the show’s treatment of disability through the…

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Allison Alexander is the author of Super Sick: Making Peace with Chronic Illness, the Editorial Director at Mythos & Ink publishing, and a co-host of the Wayfarer’s Guide to Worldbuilding podcast. She regularly writes about how disability is represented in fiction and reviews sci-fi and fantasy books.

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