Disabled Writers is a resource to help editors connect with disabled writers and journalists, and journalists connect with disabled sources. Our goal is specifically to promote paid opportunities for multiply marginalized members of the disability community, and to encourage editors and journalists to think of disabled people for stories that stretch beyond disability issues. 

 

Ceillie Simkiss

Image: A white, freckled woman in square purple glasses, and brown hair in a ponytail wears a black t-shirt that states "Why be racist, sexist, homophobic, or transphobic when you can just be quiet?" 

Contact Ceillie: candidceillie at gmail.com

My name is Ceillie Simkiss. I am a young reporter who writes about books and people in her spare time. I work as a county reporter for the Danville Register & Bee by day, and write about literally everything else the rest of the time. I would love to do some freelancing on important topics that I do not get to talk about during my day job in an extremely conservative area. I would love to help boost activists in differently marginalized communities than my own. 

You can find Ceillie at her website, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter @CandidCeillie

Find Ceillie's current clips here

Ceillie is available for personal essays, opinion editorial, reported features, and investigative journalism

Additional communication availability: Phone, Text, Chat, Videoconference

Languages: English

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