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. 


Meriah Nichols

Image: A white woman with light hair is smiling into the camera.

Contact Meriah: meriahnichols at gmail.com

Meriah is a deaf writer who was raised outside of the United States. She tackles tough stories as well as moving (viral) pieces that both inform and change. A mom of 3 (one with Down syndrome), she literally lives off the grid on a cannabis farm in Northern California.

You can find Meriah at her website, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter @meriahnichols

Find Meriah's current clips here, and her photography work here. Selected clips below: 

Meriah Nichols: NDSS is at the Table, But What are They Saying?

Meriah Nichols: Choosing Moxie

Meriah is available as a source and for personal essays and opinion editorial

Additional communication availability: Text, chat, videoconference (voice/video or sign language)

Languages: English (Native), ASL (Intermediate), Japanese (Proficient), Mandarin (Basic), Spanish (Basic), Hawaiian (Basic), Fijian (Basic) 

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