Memoirs of disability are often studies in suffering. But what I’ve found in my research is that normate readers don’t actually want to read stories of suffering—not by itself, at least. They want suffering-plus. They want some form of Aristotelian catharsis—a release. Read more
Katie Rose Guest Pryal
Katie Rose Guest Pryal is a novelist and essayist in Chapel Hill, NC. When she’s not writing, she’s playing tennis and taking care of two exceptional(ly dirty) kids.