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Assembly Required: Notes from a Deaf Gay Life
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2019 by Handtype Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Coming out
Assembly Required offers a rare in-depth glimpse into what it means to be a Deaf gay man living between the Deaf and hearing worlds. This edition incorporates Raymond Luczak’s new observations from the last ten years since the book first appeared in 2009.
Deaf Children's Wisdom
Price: Free! Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
Deaf Children's Wisdom: a small ethnography of life, family and school, through the eyes of ten deaf children.
Tripping the Tale Fantastic: Weird Fiction by Deaf and Hard of Hearing Writers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,410. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017 by Handtype Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
From haunted Civil War battlefields to a severed ear discovered on a nightly run; from lab-grown dinosaurs to forest creatures that steal away children under the cover of night; from deadly bio-engineered fleas to a burning teenage desire for cybernetic amputations: Deaf and hard of hearing authors from around the world bring you this fun, though oftentimes disturbing, collection of short fiction.
Deception
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,390. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Aneko Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Abuse / general, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Deception takes us on a deaf girl's emotional journey. In this powerful theatre-of-the-mind memoir, Deb Myers examines the devastating consequences of the sexual abuse that followed her life. At sixteen, after a break up with her boyfriend, she reached out to a much older married teacher for emotional support. Their friendship crossed the line.
Deaf Lit Extravaganza
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,830. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Handtype Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
This celebration of short stories, poems, and essays gives us a glimpse into the Deaf signing community, something that literature by hearing authors featuring deaf characters has rarely done. Even in pieces that are about just one Deaf person, readers get a powerful sense of life in one of the most vibrant and least understood communities.
Signal Caller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,480. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Lane Patterson is struggling. His migraines can be debilitating. A tenuous relationship with the head coach and his binge drinking wife compound his problems. His most unfortunate and life-altering moment unfolds when he experiences sudden deafness. Yes, sudden deafness is a real medical condition and could happen to anyone, including a professional quarterback.
Gather The Weeds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,610. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
At The Gate, a futuristic institution in Maryland, Michael wakes up to what he thinks will be a normal day as a ward. He tries hard to cooperate. His friends like Sam Rueda and Paul Flounder have their own needs and he is conflicted about whatever to follow the rules or be there for his friends. Little he knows that the Watchers plan to start executing wards. The new century horror begins now...
Secret Signs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,430. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(3.00 from 1 review)
A sign language interpreter is made the unwitting trigger for a political assassination. But can she save her code of silence, her daughter, and herself when the assassins come for her?
Shadow Boxer
Price: Free! Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 1 review)
With twenty-three works in R. M. Fraser's first ever book, there is sure to be something for everyone. Topics include memories, grief and loss, fantasy, love and relationships, and a peek at his experiences growing up with culturally Deaf parents.
Turning a Deaf Ear
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,080. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Despite spending the first three decades of her life in relative silence, Allyson Raphel’s strength and candor is tempered with a biting sense of humor. Not only is this her personal story of getting a cochlear implant, but her perspective on being deaf and the roller coaster transition to becoming what some in the deaf community call a “hearie." Silence, she learned, can be golden.