Read how others express their experiences with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia.
We invite you to submit a piece of creative writing for The Writing Room. It can be a poem, short story, essay, journal writing, song or other form of creative writing. Please keep your entries to a maximum of 750 words. Send your piece of writing in the body of an e-mail (no attachments, please) to [email protected].
We appreciate your submission, but cannot guarantee it will be posted on the site. We will contact you if your piece has been selected.
Note: An asterisk (*) means the person who wrote the piece has identified that she or he has Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia.
Most recent writings:
- The Power of Positive Language by Tom and Karen Brenner
- From the eyes of a 10 year-old by Emma Scott
- The Scarf by Carla Veldman
- Culmination and Bitterness by Jay Hershberg
- Still A Child by John Law, Michele Law and Bakhus Saba
- The Face of the Deep and Pine Haven Nursing Home by April Bulmer
- Where are you going, Dad? by Norma J. Edwards
In our own words: For another look at writings by people with dementia, visit in our own words at http://dementia-authors.org. This creative writing project in Glasgow, Scotland lets people with dementia who are living in Glasgow City Council residential care homes create writing, have their voices heard and be recognised as authors in their own right.