Books by Autistic authors

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In 2022, an Autistic known as @Lilly_Jade created the page, Autism Books by Autistic Authors. It is a project designed to catalogue all books—non-fiction and fiction—written about autism by Autistic authors. As of this edit, the current number of books listed is 910.

Books are categorized by type, such as picture book, graphic novel, novel. For more information, see:

English books [Show/hide][edit]

Year Title Author(s)
2019 Keep Clear: my adventures with Asperger's Tom Cutler
2010 A Field Guide to Earthlings Star Ford
2017 All the Weight of Our Dreams: On Living Racialized Autism edited by E. Ashkenazy, Lydia X. Z. Brown, Morénike Giwa Onaiwu
2021 Autistic and Expecting: Practical Support for Parents to Be, and Health and Social Care Practitioners Alexis Quinn
2021 The Oscillations Kate Fox
2022 Ten Steps to Nanette Hannah Gadsby
2019 Trauma, Stigma, and Autism: Developing Resilience and Loosening the Grip of Shame Gordon Gates
2015 Typed Words, Loud Voices edited by Elizabeth J Grace, Amy Sequenzia
2021 Drama Queen: One Autistic Woman and a Life of Unhelpful Labels Sara Gibbs
1995 Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism Temple Grandin
2015 From Here to Maternity: Pregnancy and Motherhood on the Autism Spectrum Lana Grant
2020 Stim: An Autistic Anthology Lizzie Huxley-Jones (editor, essays are by autistic people)
2017 Odd Girl Out: An Autistic Woman in a Neurotypical World Laura James
2021 Letters to My Weird Sisters: On Autism and Feminism Joanne Limburg
2017 The Autistic Alice Joanne Limburg
2018 The Electricity of Every Living Thing: One Woman's Walk with Asperger's Katherine May
2022 A Wild Child's Book of Birds Dara McAnulty
2020 Diary of a Young Naturalist Dara McAnulty
2021 Disability and the Church: A Vision for Diversity and Inclusion Lamar Hardwick
2020 Divergent Mind: Thriving in a World That Wasn't Designed for You Jenara Nerenberg
2021 Wild Child: A Journey Through Nature Dara McAnulty
2017 Naming Adult Autism: Culture, Science, Identity James McGrath
2016 Fingers in the Sparkle Jar: A Memoir Chris Packham
2022 Unmasking Autism Devon Price
2021 Goalkeeper: Memoir of Poet Peter Street Peter Street
2018 Hidden Depths Peter Street
2015 Older Adults and Autism Spectrum Conditions: An Introduction and Guide Wenn B. Lawson (Author), Carol Povey (Foreword by)
2009 Thumbing from Lipik to Pakrac: New and Selected Poems Peter Street
2021 The Autism Relationships Handbook: How to Thrive in Friendships, Dating, and Love Joe Biel
2016 The Autism Spectrum Guide to Sexuality and Relationships: Understand Yourself and Make Choices That Are Right for You Emma Goodall (Author), Wenn B. Lawson (Foreword by), Yenn Purkis (Foreword by)
2021 The Autistic Trans Guide to Life Yenn Purkis (Author), Wenn B. Lawson (Author), Emma Goodall (Foreword by)
1992 Nobody Nowhere: The Extraordinary Autobiography of an Autistic Girl Donna Williams
1994 Somebody Somewhere: Breaking Free from the World of Autism Donna Williams
2020 Spectrum Women--Autism and Parenting Renata Jurkevythz (Author), Maura Campbell (Author), Lisa Morgan (Author), Barb Cook (Foreword by)
2018 Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism edited by Barb Cook, Michelle Garnett
2021 Spoon Knife 5: Liminal Alice Beecher, Allyson Shaw, Alyssa Gonzalez, Alyssa Hillary, Amara George Parker, Andrew M. Reichart, Athena "Tina" Monday, Brett Gaffney, Brianna Bullen, Cody Goodfellow, Craig Laurance Gidney, David Robinson, Dora M. Raymaker, Jessica Goody, Lucas Scheelk, Margaret Killjoy, Nick Walker, Noley Reid, Orrin Grey, Phil Smith, R. M. Conrad, Scott Nicolay, Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay, Verity Reynolds

Dutch books [Show/hide][edit]

Year Title Author(s)
2020 Lifehacks voor meiden met autisme Marleen Bezemer, Els Blijd-Hoogewys and Audrey Mol
2019 Anders gaat ook: Hoe ik functioneer met autisme en ADHD Elise Cordaro
2021 Aut of the box Magali De Reu
2019 Maar je ziet er helemaal niet autistisch uit Bianca Toeps
2020 Zondagsleven Judith Visser
2018 Zondagskind Judith Visser

German books [Show/hide][edit]

Children's books [Show/hide][edit]

Year Title Author(s)
2020 A Kind of Spark Elle McNicoll
2021 A Different Sort of Normal Abigail Balfe
2021 Like a Charm Elle McNicoll
2021 Show Us Who You Are Elle McNicoll
2019 Me and Sam-Sam Handle the Apocalypse Susan Vaught
2022 Ellen Outside the Lines A.J. Sass