Joe Hammond, author whose account of MND went viral, dies aged 50

  The Guardian 

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Tributes paid to ‘a deeply original writer who used his own mortality as a lens’ and was still writing days before his death Joe Hammond, the author who wrote movingly about his diagnosis with motor neurone disease (MND) and his own mortality, has died at the age of 50. The British writer and playwright became famous in 2018 when he wrote for the Guardian about writing 33 cards for his two young sons, Tom and James, for the birthdays he would not live to see. Continue reading...
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