Published in Thought X: Fictions and Hypotheticals (Comma Press)
Sandra was commissioned to write for this new collection of short stories turning science into fiction. Collaborating with physicist and artist, Dr Ana Jofre, Sandra brings Einstein's Equivalence Principle to life in this surreal story melding circus, non-binary gender and disability. To order, click on 'Order Now'.
ACCESS INFO: Written text, book form. Audio book available here.
Sandra co-edits Stairs and Whispers | Nine Arches Press, Rugby
Available in print and e-book formats
Stairs and Whispers: D/deaf and Disabled Poets Write Back, edited by Sandra Alland, Khairani Barokka and Daniel Sluman. Packed with fierce poetry, essays, photos and links to accessible online videos and audio recordings, it showcases a diversity of opinions and survival strategies for an ableist world. With contributions that span Vispo to Surrealism, and range from hard-hitting political commentary to intimate lyrical pieces, these poets refuse to perform or inspire according to tired old narratives. To order, click on 'Order Now'.
ACCESS INFO: Written text, book form. Includes descriptive text of visuals, some audio recordings. Links to captioned online videos including BSL poetry, transcripts.
Published in 'Protest! stories of resistance' (Comma Press)
Sandra was commissioned to write for this new collection of short stories adapting history into fiction. Collaborating with blind historian, Francis Salt, Sandra tells the story of blind asylums in Manchester and Glasgow at the turn of the 20th Century, with a focus on the Glasgow Asylum Strike of 1918 and the National League of the Blind's 1920 march on London. To order, click on 'Order Now'. To read a blog about San's research, click here.
ACCESS INFO: Written text, book form. Soon available to listen and read online via MacGuffin.