Ross Showalter

Literature – Fiction

Mercer Island, WA
June 2022

Ross writes stories about Deaf and disabled people, about being disabled in our capitalist society, and what it’s like to live under those ableist expectations; most of these stories are influenced by science-fiction, fantasy, or horror. His short stories, personal essays, and critical pieces have published in The New York TimesElectric LiteratureThe Rumpus, Strange HorizonsCatapultBlack Warrior Review, and elsewhere. He is a contributor in the forthcoming nonfiction anthology Body Language, and teaches creative writing in UCLA Extension’s Writers’ Program.