Aisling Walsh

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Aisling Walsh (she/her) is a queer and neurodivergent writer based between Ireland and Guatemala. Her work has been featured in Electric Literature, Literary Hub, Refinery29, Litro, and Barren, among others. She writes about film and neurodivergence at


Cover Photo: This is a photograph of a person's face. They are resting their head on their hand and look dejected. They are in the dark but their face is lit by a blueish light that suggests they are looking at a computer screen.
How to Be a Writer When You’re Highly Sensitive to Rejection

Throughout my writing journey, I’ve been working hard to cope with the inevitability of rejection in ways that work for me. I hope that what I’ve learned can help others.

Dec 19, 2022
Cover Photo: This photograph shows a hand with painted fingernails holding up a glass ball. The rest of the photograph is blurry, but through the glass ball we clearly see a row of buildings, which are flipped upside down.
Finding My Authentic Voice as a Late-Diagnosed Autistic Writer

I had always used writing to try and make sense of myself, without realizing just how much of this was a way of processing a divergent experience of the world.

May 24, 2022