Amanda Tink

Amanda Tink

About Amanda Tink

Amanda Tink is a PhD candidate at Western Sydney University, researching the influence of impairment and disability on Henry Lawson, Les Murray, and Alan Marshall. Other places she has been published include Southerly, Seizure, Wordgathering, and ArtsHub. She lives in front of her laptop and braille display with good coffee nearby, and tweets  at @amandatink

Articles about Amanda Tink

Articles by Amanda Tink

The Cambridge Companion to Literature and Disability

Where are all the disabled writers?

Disappointingly, however, the majority of chapters in the Cambridge Companion to Literature and Disability, continue the erasure of disability from literary history that is already so prevalent in culture. Overall the book fosters the impression that disabled people either don’t write much, or don’t write much of value.