Posts Tagged: blind

The Rumpus Interview with Jerald Walker


Jerald Walker discusses his memoir, The World in Flames: A Black Boyhood in a White Supremacist Doomsday Cult, the story of his childhood in The Worldwide Church of God, and how the act of writing delivered him from bitterness. ...more

A Writer’s Vision


James Tate Hill, author of the recently released Academy Gothic, details his experience as “a writer who can’t read” due to visual impairment:

My preoccupation with the charade of passing, that it mattered to me at all, strikes me now as utterly absurd, so much so that this insistence became a defining trait of the visually impaired narrator of my first published novel.