David R Ewens: ‘Deafness doesn’t confine or define me’

Despite profound deafness, the acclaimed British novelist David R Ewens never learned to lip read or to use sign language. Instead, his family taught him to ‘ignore the deafness and carry on’ – a mantra he relies upon to this day. In this candid, exclusive interview, he reveals how his mother’s tough love helped him … Continue reading David R Ewens: ‘Deafness doesn’t confine or define me’