Michael Scott Monje, Jr

Biography

Michael Scott Monje, Jr. is an Autistic writer from West Michigan. His first novel, Nothing is Right, was based on his own childhood experiences as he attempted to learn how to survive at school and to make friends. Michael's work centers around the ways that individuals articulate their own identities. It contemplates the line between observer and observed during moments of personal introspection, confronting the ways that normative cultural expectations shape the self-image of neurodivergent and queer individuals.

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Books

Nothing is Right
By Michael Scott Monje, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,120. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Fiction
Nothing is Right is a novel about not being able to be called autistic. Set in 1988, the year Rainman was on the silver screen, it follows Clay, a boy whose lack of intellectual disability disqualified him from an autism diagnosis under the standards of care of the time.

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