Cherishing Stuttering with JJJJJerome Ellis (Ep. 723)

JJJJJerome Ellis joins Chaya Goldstein-Schuff to talk about stuttering as an heirloom, something “precious and worthy of being cherished.” Jerome shares how he came about reframing the inherited genetic trait from something negative to positive and how he makes space for stuttering when times get tough. Finally, Jerome shares some projects he is working on, including the coming of a fantastic book.

JJJJJerome Ellis, an artist, and a proud stutterer. Jerome makes music and writes books. He lives in Tidewater, Virginia, with his wife, ecologist-poet, Luísa Black Ellis. They love walking in the woods, reading, and drinking tea together.