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Celebrating World Book Day with Books Written by Disabled Authors

A curated collection of books written by disabled authors to add to your reading list for 2024!



Kalogon's curated list of books by disabled authors showing each book cover on a bookshelf. Authors have disabilities ranging from MS, ALS, Autism, and more. Books feature disability representation in most cases.


Disability Visibility: First Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century

by Alice Wong (editor)


Kalogon's curated list of books by disabled authors showing each book cover on a bookshelf. Authors have disabilities ranging from MS, ALS, Autism, and more. Books feature disability representation in most cases.


Sitting Pretty: The view from My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body

by Rebekah Taussig


Kalogon's curated list of books by disabled authors showing each book cover on a bookshelf. Authors have disabilities ranging from MS, ALS, Autism, and more. Books feature disability representation in most cases.


Against Technoableism: Rethinking Who Needs Improvement

by Ashley Shew


Kalogon's curated list of books by disabled authors showing each book cover on a bookshelf. Authors have disabilities ranging from MS, ALS, Autism, and more. Books feature disability representation in most cases.


The Kiss Quotient

by Helen Hoang


Kalogon's curated list of books by disabled authors showing each book cover on a bookshelf. Authors have disabilities ranging from MS, ALS, Autism, and more. Books feature disability representation in most cases.


Rolling Warrior: The Incredible, Sometimes Awkward, True Story of A Rebel Girl on Wheels Who Helped Spark A Revolution

by Judith E. Heumann with Kristen Joiner


Kalogon's curated list of books by disabled authors showing each book cover on a bookshelf. Authors have disabilities ranging from MS, ALS, Autism, and more. Books feature disability representation in most cases.


The Secret of Haven Point

by Lisette Auton


Kalogon's curated list of books by disabled authors showing each book cover on a bookshelf. Authors have disabilities ranging from MS, ALS, Autism, and more. Books feature disability representation in most cases.


The Centaur's Wife

by Amanda Leduc


Kalogon's curated list of books by disabled authors showing each book cover on a bookshelf. Authors have disabilities ranging from MS, ALS, Autism, and more. Books feature disability representation in most cases.


So Lucky

by Nicola Griffith


Kalogon's curated list of books by disabled authors showing each book cover on a bookshelf. Authors have disabilities ranging from MS, ALS, Autism, and more. Books feature disability representation in most cases.


Beauty Is a Verb

by Jennifer Bartlett, Sheila Black, and Michael Northern


Kalogon's curated list of books by disabled authors showing each book cover on a bookshelf. Authors have disabilities ranging from MS, ALS, Autism, and more. Books feature disability representation in most cases. This book cover has a woman using a wheelchair underwater in a pool


Kindred

by Octavia E. Butler


Kalogon's curated list of books by disabled authors showing each book cover on a bookshelf. Authors have disabilities ranging from MS, ALS, Autism, and more. Books feature disability representation in most cases.


I'll Push You

by Patrick Gray and Justin Skeesuck


Kalogon's curated list of books by disabled authors showing each book cover on a bookshelf. Authors have disabilities ranging from MS, ALS, Autism, and more. Books feature disability representation in most cases. This cover features a man pushing a man using a wheelchair in a countryside setting


What Happened to You?: A Solo Wheelchair Travel Memoir

by Sylvia Longmire


Kalogon's curated list of books by disabled authors showing each book cover on a bookshelf. Authors have disabilities ranging from MS, ALS, Autism, and more. Books feature disability representation in most cases. This cover features a woman in a wheelchair with her arms out wide


Driving Forwards

by Sophie L. Morgan


Kalogon's curated list of books by disabled authors showing each book cover on a bookshelf. Authors have disabilities ranging from MS, ALS, Autism, and more.  Books feature disability representation in most cases. This cover features a woman named Sophie Morgan who shares her experience after an injury. She uses a wheelchair


The Seawomen

by Chloe Timms


Kalogon's curated list of books by disabled authors showing each book cover on a bookshelf. Authors have disabilities ranging from MS, ALS, Autism, and more. Books feature disability representation in most cases.


Girl of the Ashes

by Hayleigh Barclay


Kalogon's curated list of books by disabled authors showing each book cover on a bookshelf. Authors have disabilities ranging from MS, ALS, Autism, and more. Books feature disability representation in most cases.

Happy World Book Day!


Comment below if we missed one of your favorite books written by a disabled author. We'd love to add more to our list!


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