Kendra Winchester

Kendra Winchester is a Contributing Editor for Book Riot where she writes about audiobooks and disability literature. She is also the Founder of Read Appalachia, which celebrates Appalachian literature and writing. Previously, Kendra co-founded and served as Executive Director for Reading Women, a podcast that gained an international following over its six-season run. In her off hours, you can find her writing on her Substack, Winchester Ave, and posting photos of her Corgis on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester.

10 Pacific Islander and Pasifika Authors You Should Know About

Get to know these 10 incredible Pacific Islander and Pasifika authors, including Célestine Hitiura Vaite.

10 Books To Read for Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Day. Recognize it by picking up some of these nonfiction and fiction titles about living with mental illness, including Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot.

On Being Ill: Reading Chronically Ill Authors

When it comes to seeing myself in books, I’ve always struggled to find characters or stories that fit just right.

11 Bookish Accessories to Make Reading More Accessible

When you’re a disabled book lover, you often have to get creative. These accessories can help make reading more accessible.

10 Audiobook Narrators You Need to Follow on TikTok

If you’d like to fall down your own narrator rabbit hole over on TikTok, here are some of my favorite accounts to get you started!

20 Must-Read Memoirs of the Last Decade

Sink into a story of someone else's life with 20 must-read memoirs of the last decade, including a range of styles, voices, and settings.

9 Nonfiction Books About Disability by People of Marginalized Genders

If you’re looking for your next great disability-related read, whether you like comics, memoirs, or theory, there’s something here for you!

I Love Audiobooks, But Will My Nephew Love Them Too?

Even though we both love middle grade books, it turns out that my nephew is looking for different things from an audiobook than I am.

10 of’s Most Preordered Audiobooks of Spring 2022

Here are ten of the audiobooks coming out in the next few months that users are most excited about!

7 of the Best Middle Grade Audiobooks

From an underwater school to the front desk of a motel, these middle grade audiobooks pack a lot of adventure into a short listen.