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Michael Scott Monje Jr
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Lives in Kalamazoo, MI
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I have a poem out in Barking Sycamores today! Go check it out.
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A Personal Appeal
For over two years now, I have enjoyed running this blog and experimenting with a combination of creative work and traditional essay writing as a vehicle for my activism. It's been an educational process. Not only have I learned about the ways that social j...
For over two years now, I have enjoyed running this blog and experimenting with a combination of creative work and traditional essay writing as a vehicle for my activism. It's been an educational process. Not only have I lear...
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Uses of the knife
For Nick, who seems to have a pretenatural grasp on this relationship. Getting a grip on my anxiety and avoidance of medical entrapment is an ongoing process that involves externalizing a lot of my long-held received wisdom into conflicts with people who do...
For Nick, who seems to have a pretenatural grasp on this relationship. Getting a grip on my anxiety and avoidance of medical entrapment is an ongoing process that involves externalizing a lot of my long-held received wis...
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Press Releases Sent (Indiegogo update)
All right, so I've written and sent out my press release. You can view it here: http://www.prlog.org/12303665-autistic-writer-and-activist-puts-representation-ahead-of-awareness-acceptance.html . If you're at this post because of a story based on that press...
All right, so I've written and sent out my press release. You can view it here: http://www.prlog.org/12303665-autistic-writer-and-activist-puts-representation-ahead-of-awareness-acceptance.html. If you're at this post because...
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The YouTube video pitch for my new IndieGoGo campaign.
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Reintroducing Art to the House of Rhetoric (An Essay on Code Switching)
For everyone, regardless of neurotype, in the hopes that all the people can come to see all the ways to be. I. Language is itself a performance demand that requires code switching, and it comes loaded with unspoken expectations, because its acolytes find it...
For everyone, regardless of neurotype, in the hopes that all the people can come to see all the ways to be. I. Language is itself a performance demand that requires code switching, and it comes loaded with unspoken expectatio...
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April, Autism, and Allies (Guest post by Nick Walker)
Editor's note: You can find more of Nick Walker's writing on his Neurocosmopolitanism blog. It's well worth the trip over there. Nick has been immensely influential on my growth as both a writer and an activist over the last year. I look forward to meeting ...
Editor's note: You can find more of Nick Walker's writing on his Neurocosmopolitanism blog. It's well worth the trip over there. Nick has been immensely influential on my growth as both a writer and an activist over the last ...
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It's finally here! The first issue of Barking Sycamores is up and running!
 
Barking Sycamores, the journal for neurodivergent poetic voices is now publishing Issue 1! We'll be publishing one piece per day on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays until Issue 1 is complete.

BTW there is still time to submit your poems -- and ARTWORK! Deadline is 4/30. If you'd like to keep up with us, all the pieces that will appear in this issue will be at this URL: http://barkingsycamores.wordpress.com/current-issue/ #autism #bipolar   #ADHD #synesthesia #poetry  
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The Firewalker's Hope (Guest Post by Tasha Raella)
Editor's note: Shaping Clay is always open for submissions of guest art and poetry from the wider disability community. If you have something you'd like to see on this blog, please send it to my Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/mscottwrites . The Fi...
Editor's note: Shaping Clay is always open for submissions of guest art and poetry from the wider disability community. If you have something you'd like to see on this blog, please send it to my Facebook page at http://www.fa...
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Imaginary Friends at IndieGoGo
So that's the pitch. I will be running the serial either way, but the only way that it gets done in time for Defiant to have a second season this year is with your help. You can find more details, including some plot teasers, at my IndieGoGo page: http://ig...
So that's the pitch. I will be running the serial either way, but the only way that it gets done in time for Defiant to have a second season this year is with your help. You can find more details, including some plot teasers,...
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  • Western Michigan University
    Part-Time Instructor, present
  • Davenport University
    Part-Time Instructor, present
  • Online
    Independent Author, present
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Kalamazoo, MI
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Introduction
I am a blogger and writer of indie fiction.  Most of my work focuses on NeurAtyical people... autistics and others. My first novel, Nothing is Right, is finished & in the final publishing process.
Bragging rights
Finished my first novel
Education
  • Western Michigan University
    2008
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Michael Scott, MMonjeJr, Michael Monje Jr.