Warren Stories: Pedro Ramirez

Our Warren Stories series turns the spotlight on writers, readers, and artists within our community. Here, we’ll share their work, artistry, and personal stories in our effort to uplift every member of our community and make their voices heard. Have a story you’d like to tell? Contact us today!

Today, we’re going to hand the mic to Pedro Ramírez, a longtime fan of Dead Rabbits and a fledgling writer. Pedro was the winner of our #writerlove Twitter Contest. He won because of his tweet about the poet Jessie Knoles and how much he loved her work. Pedro is clearly a supporter of the literary community, so we had to share his story with you.  

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Warren Stories: Raymond Luczak

Our Warren Stories series turns the spotlight on writers, readers, and artists within our community. Here, we’ll share their work, artistry, and personal stories in our effort to uplift every member of our community and make their voices heard. Have a story you’d like to tell? Contact us today!

Today, we’re going to hand the mic to Raymond Luczak, a writer and founder of Handtype Press, is a company that showcases the finest literature and art created by signers, Deaf and hearing alike, or about the Deaf or signing experience the world over. Raymond will be presenting at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) this year at two separate events: 1). A reading called “The Future Is Disabled,” and 2). A panel discussion about autobiographical fiction with Erica Jong and Lidia Yuknavitch. He’ll also be participating in a joint reading sponsored by the Disability Lit Consortium on Thursday night. On Sunday, he’ll be meeting with an ASL book club to discuss his book Assembly Required: Notes From A Deaf Gay Life.

Raymond was raised in Ironwood, a small mining town in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Number seven in a family of nine children, he lost much of his hearing due to double pneumonia at the age of eight months.

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Warren Stories: Tristian Williams

Our Warren Stories series turns the spotlight on writers, readers, and artists within our community. Here, we’ll share their work, artistry, and personal stories in our effort to uplift every member of our community and make their voices heard. Have a story you’d like to tell? Contact us today!

Today, we’re going to hand the mic to Tristian Williams , a young writer and student in Oklahoma who reached out to tell us about her experience with writing as a transformative process that helped her to heal.

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Warren Stories: Amelia Brown

Our Warren Stories series turns the spotlight on writers, readers, and artists within our community. Here, we’ll share their work, artistry, and personal stories in our effort to uplift every member of our community and make their voices heard. Have a story you’d like to tell? Contact us today!

Today, we’re going to hand the mic to Amelia Brown, a writer and academic living in the UK. Amelia is currently shopping her first novel for publication.

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Warren Stories: Kathy Bruce

Our Warren Stories series turns the spotlight on writers, readers, and artists within our community. Here, we’ll share their work, artistry, and personal stories in our effort to uplift every member of our community and make their voices heard. Have a story you’d like to tell? Contact us today!

Today, we’re going to hand the mic to Kathy Bruce, a visual artist and New Yorker currently living in Fife, Scotland. Kathy reached out to us with this image of a dead rabbit and we were so taken by it, we wanted to feature her work in this article.

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