The Squeaky Wheel is fully operated by a talented group of creative disabled people. If you’re interested in joining our team, please reach out to us through our contact form.
Steven is a multidisciplinary creative with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. He lives in New York City with his girlfriend, spending his mornings drinking iced coffee and his evenings binging television. An advocate for authentic representation in media, he created The Squeaky Wheel to amplify disabled voices and bring humor to the nuances of living with a disability.
Lover of salty licorice, gummy bears and the outdoors. Originally from Malaysia, college in Iowa and currently living in California. Writer, runner, traveler, volunteer who happens to have Retinitis Pigmentosa. A human being hoping to change the world through words, stories and laughter.
Alexia is a Hard of Hearing writer from Ohio. She pretends to be good at lip reading, but is actually just an expert at bullsh*tting. She is a strong advocate for disability rights and for eating breakfast foods at all hours of the day.
Kathleen Downes (she/her) is a licensed social worker, board certified patient advocate, blogger, and disability activist from suburban New York. Her work is scheduled to appear in the forthcoming anthology The Ending Hasn’t Happened Yet, a collection focusing on the intersection of disability and trauma from Sable Books.
Miranda is a rock climber, goldsmith, and nature enthusiast in the process of figuring out her new life as an incomplete paraplegic with a spinal cord injury. She lives in Ontario, Canada.
I am a blind person, young professional, recent college graduate, and guide dog handler. I am fascinated by the intersection of disability and business but also dedicated to understanding the wholistic disabled identity and following the general disability pride and justice movements.
We also would like to express thanks to our contributing writers, as well as our illustrator Frutilily