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Michael Scott Monje Jr
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Thank you, Kerima <3
When my son was 2 years old, something pervasive, noxious, and invasive entered his life and ours. No, I don't mean autism. I mean Autism Speaks. Autism Speaks, is quite literally the kudzu of the autism and autistic communit...
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Chapter 26: The Coming of the Storm (Imaginary Friends)
Imaginary Friends is a serial novel. New chapters go up every Friday(ish) (professional demands are causing sliding deadlines right now). If you're new to it, you can catch up by starting from  the Introduction  or the  first chapter . If you're impatient t...
Imaginary Friends is a serial novel. New chapters go up every Friday(ish) (professional demands are causing sliding deadlines right now). If you're new to it, you can catch up by starting from the Introduction or the first ch...
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No more excuses. This changes now. By any means.
"Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property wi...
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Chapter 23: Breakfast With Bailey (Imaginary Friends)
Imaginary Friends is a serial novel. New chapters go up every Friday(ish) (professional demands are causing sliding deadlines right now). If you're new to it, you can catch up by starting from  the Introduction  or the  first chapter . If you're impatient t...
Imaginary Friends is a serial novel. New chapters go up every Friday(ish) (professional demands are causing sliding deadlines right now). If you're new to it, you can catch up by starting from the Introduction or the first ch...
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Chapter 22: Secrets, Silence, and the Coming of Baby Sis
Imaginary Friends is a serial novel. New chapters go up every Friday(ish) (professional demands are causing sliding deadlines right now). If you're new to it, you can catch up by starting from  the Introduction  or the  first chapter . If you're impatient t...
Imaginary Friends is a serial novel. New chapters go up every Friday(ish) (professional demands are causing sliding deadlines right now). If you're new to it, you can catch up by starting from the Introduction or the first ch...
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Revisiting Naked Lunch
A couple of years ago, just after I published Nothing is Right , I wrote a post about Naked Lunch and the way that it helped to shape my outlook as a writer. At the time, I was still wrestling with some of my own perceptions of myself, and while the main fo...
A couple of years ago, just after I published Nothing is Right, I wrote a post about Naked Lunch and the way that it helped to shape my outlook as a writer. At the time, I was still wrestling with some of my own perceptions o...
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Chapter 27: Autocyborgography (Imaginary Friends)
Imaginary Friends is a serial novel. New chapters go up every Friday(ish) (professional demands are causing sliding deadlines right now). If you're new to it, you can catch up by starting from  the Introduction  or the  first chapter . If you're impatient t...
Imaginary Friends is a serial novel. New chapters go up every Friday(ish) (professional demands are causing sliding deadlines right now). If you're new to it, you can catch up by starting from the Introduction or the first ch...
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Chapter 25: Real Friendships in Imaginary Castles (Imaginary Friends)
Imaginary Friends is a serial novel. New chapters go up every Friday(ish) (professional demands are causing sliding deadlines right now). If you're new to it, you can catch up by starting from  the Introduction  or the  first chapter . If you're impatient t...
Imaginary Friends is a serial novel. New chapters go up every Friday(ish) (professional demands are causing sliding deadlines right now). If you're new to it, you can catch up by starting from the Introduction or the first ch...
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Chapter 24: You Really Are A Dick (Imaginary Friends)
Imaginary Friends is a serial novel. New chapters go up every Friday(ish) (professional demands are causing sliding deadlines right now). If you're new to it, you can catch up by starting from  the Introduction  or the  first chapter . If you're impatient t...
Imaginary Friends is a serial novel. New chapters go up every Friday(ish) (professional demands are causing sliding deadlines right now). If you're new to it, you can catch up by starting from the Introduction or the first ch...
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This is an awesome conference coming up in Chicago!
 
CFP for epic conference! Come confer with us! Bring all your awesome friends! Pass it on!
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On Writing Activist Fiction (An #Amwriting Polemic)
This piece started to come together for me because of a post I saw on a friend's Facebook feed, about how characters who argue for bigoted, insensitive, or just problematic things pull them out of a story, and how they occasionally have to set aside a book ...
This piece started to come together for me because of a post I saw on a friend's Facebook feed, about how characters who argue for bigoted, insensitive, or just problematic things pull them out of a story, and how they occasi...
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Thank you. If not for your post, this probably wouldn't have gelled up well enough to form an essay.
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I'm exercising my new editorial position at Neuroqueer. Here's my first essay.
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  • Western Michigan University
    Part-Time Instructor, present
  • Davenport University
    Part-Time Instructor, present
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    Independent Author, present
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Kalamazoo, MI
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Autistic. Queer. Non-Conforming.
Introduction
I am a blogger and creative writer.  Most of my work focuses on neurodivergent people and the way they interact with mainstream American culture. My novels, Nothing is Right and Mirror Project are currently available. My web serial Defiant and a collection of my essays are in the works.
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Finished 3 novels, published 2.
Education
  • Western Michigan University
    2008
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Michael Scott, MMonjeJr, Michael Monje Jr., MIchael Monje (just for Inquisitr)
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