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.
Photograph by Anika Huizinga/Unsplash

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.


intersecting your identitiesthe higher your chances of remaining misdiagnosed or undiagnosed


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I don’t do that, but Peggy certainly does


Geek Girlresponded with a resounding no

I don’t have to make every deadline, respond to every call for pitches, or even get my novel finished this year

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