Writing, for the Neurodivergent

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Intended for autistic writers, this workshop will introduce reportage to nonfiction writing, as well as addressing how to best convey and portray autistic people in media.

This workshop is a part of Autism through a Literary Lens, a symposium featuring autistic and neurotypical writers leading creative writing workshops and a panel discussion on the portrayal of autism in the written word. Registration is required for each event.

Click here for more information about the symposium »

About Eric Garcia

Eric is a Washington-based journalist and editor for The Hill who is also writing a book for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt about autism and public policy. Prior to that, he was a reporter for Roll Call, covering politics, as well as an economic policy reporter for National Journal. While at National Journal, Eric wrote a personal and reported essay about life as an autistic reporter for the print magazine, which earned him the Harriet McBryde Johnson Prize for Nonfiction Writing from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network. Prior to that, he was a a financial regulation reporter for MarketWatch.

Other bylines include The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, The New Republic, The American Prospect, Salon, and The Southern Political Report.

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