Posted on 02/05/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Readers and writers have grown more accustomed to thinking about the different voices in literature: black, Latino, LGBTQ, and many, many more.

But what about deaf literature?

Kristen Harmon, a writer and professor of English at Gallaudet University, has written an essay that seeks to bring awareness of this particular segment of creative writing.

After all, she found that not even her deaf students, some of whom even came from multigenerational deaf families, were thinking of writing deaf literature.

Harmon explains the topic further in a post on Bloomsbury’s blog.

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