Summer series

Knee Brace Press’ summer series will take place over June, July, and August. Each month, we will feature panels of folks creating work about chronic conditions, disabilities, mental health, and/or neurodivergence.

Summer 2023

Join us on Thursday, June 15 at 5 p.m. PST/8 p.m. EST for a virtual panel about queer characters with chronic conditions, featuring authors Emme Lund, Rasheed Newson, and Jamieson Wolf. Registration link to come.

Queer characters and chronic conditions

Emme Lund is an author living and writing in Portland, Oregon. She has an MFA from Mills College. Her work has appeared in Electric Literature, Time, The Rumpus, Autostraddle, and many more. In 2019, she was awarded an Oregon Literary Arts Fellowship in Fiction. The Boy with a Bird in His Chest is her first novel.

Rasheed Newson is an author, a television drama writer, an executive producer, and a showrunner. My Government Means to Kill Me is his debut novel. Rasheed – along with his television writing partner, T.J. Brady – is a co-developer and executive producer of the drama series Bel-Air. Together, Rasheed and T.J. have worked on The Hundred, The Chi, and Narcos, among other drama series.

Jamieson Wolf is a number one best selling author and artist. He writes in many different genres. He lives in Ottawa Ontario Canada with his husband Michael and their cat Anakin, who they swear has Jedi powers. Learn more at