Book Reviews

Interview with author Mary Wood

Carla DiDomenicantonio
April 1, 2022

Mary Wood, a long-time and well-known CSA member, recently published a book based on her experience of stuttering. The book is titled “Beyond the Fear of Stuttering: My Journey to Self-Acceptance and Freedom”. We decided to congratulate Mary and to ask her a few questions about the book.


CSA: Hi, Mary. First, congratulations, and thank you for writing a book based on your experience as someone affected by stuttering. What was your purpose in writing the book?

Scary canary: Difference, vulnerability and letting go of struggle

Lisa Wilder
March 2, 2022

This is the continuation of a series of reviews of selected essays in the book, Stammering Pride and Prejudice: Difference not Defect.  See the first review here. The second piece entitled “Scary canary: Difference, vulnerability and letting go of struggle”, is a beautifully written essay by Katy Bailey,  a woman who takes a