An Organization of Writers with Disabilities

Authors’ Bookshelf

Many of our authors’ books are available for purchase and/or download. We feature one book from each author listed below. You may also read their work in our online magazine. Visit for the current and past editions.

Bruce Atchison

Title: Deliverance from Jericho: Six Years in a Blind School

Availability: Available in accessible Daisy format at, and in print from the author directly at

Kathryn (Kate) Chamberlin

Title: Green Trillium

Genre: Creative nonfiction

Availability: Available in print with color illustrations from author website and

Ann Chiappetta

Title: Upwelling

Genre: Poetry

Availability: Available from author page in eBook, print, and Kindle formats, and in Braille from the Xavier Society for the Blind. An audio book version will be available in 2018.

Ann Harrison

Title: A Journey of Faith: A Stepping Stones Mystery

Availability: Available in print and Kindle formats from, and in audio book format from, Amazon, and iTunes

Ernest Jones

Title: Onesimus, the Run-Away Slave

Genre: Historical religious fiction

Availability: Available in Print and eBook from Author House, and Kindle from Amazon

John Justice

Title: It’s Still Christmas

Genre: Fiction

Availability: Available in print and E-book editions from Amazon and other booksellers.

Bobbi LaChance

Title: Cobwebs

Genre: Romance novel

Availability: Available in paperback, hardcover, and Kindle formats from

Lynda McKinney Lambert

Title: Walking by Inner Vision: Stories & Poems

Availability: Available from author website in eBook and print, and from Amazon in Kindle format

Alice Jane-Marie Massa

Title: The Christmas Carriage and Other Writings of the Holiday Season

Genre: collection of memoirs, short stories, essays, and poetry

Availability: available in print and e-book from Amazon and other online booksellers, in audio for patrons of the National Library Service for the Blind as a download (DBC 08305), in braille and audio from Audio and Braille Literacy Enhancement, in accessible Daisy format from Bookshare–all ordering information is on the author’s web page:

Gertie Poole

Title: Magic Trash

Genre: Fantasy novel

Availability: Available in print from

Nancy Scott

Title: Leveling the Spin

Genre: Poetry

Availability: Available in print and audio CD, as read by the author. Contact the author at 773-572-7808

Marilyn Brandt Smith

Title: Chasing the Green Sun: Quick Fictions, Seasonal Rhythms, Personal Echoes

Availability: Available in Print and Kindle from Amazon, in Daisy from, and as a free audio book read by Bonnie Blose and the author from

Frances Dinkins Strong

Title: Beth’s Fella

Genre: Memoir

Availability: Available in print from Amazon or from author website

Abbie Johnson Taylor

Title: My Ideal Partner: How I Met, Married, and Cared for The Man I Loved Despite Debilitating Odds

Genre: Memoir

Availability: Available in print, Kindle, and various eBook formats linked from author website Also available in accessible Daisy format from

Leonard Tuchyner

Title: A Journey to Elsewhere – Poetry through the Seasons of Life

Availability: Available in print from Amazon, or on audio cassette directly from the author at