Neurodivergent #OwnVoices Texts

I have created a list of my favourite books with neurodivergent characters or themes written by authors who identify as being neurodivergent (autistic, dyslexic, ADHD etc.). This list of #OwnVoices includes fiction, non-fiction, and academic texts.

(All images are from Goodreads. #OwnVoices hashtag was created by Corinne Duyvis).


Social Queue (2021) by Kay Kerr
Show Us Who You Are (2021) by Elle McNicoll
Peta Lyre’s Rating Normal (2020) by Anna Whateley
Please Don’t Hug Me (2020) by Kay Kerr
A Room Called Earth (2020) by Madeleine Ryan
A Kind of Spark (2020) by Elle McNicoll
The Boy Who Steals Houses (2019) by C.G.Drews
The Outside (2019) by Ada Hoffmann

The Kiss Quotient (2018) by Helen Hoang
Queens of Geek (2017) by Jen Wilde
On The Edge of Gone (2016) by Corinne Duyvis
The Fallen (The Outside #2) (2021) by Ada Hoffmann
Monsters in My Mind (2017) by Ada Hoffmann


Naming Adult Autism (2017) by James McGrath
Neurodiversity Studies: A New Critical Paradigm (2020) Edited by Hanna Bertilsdotter Rosqvist, Nick Chown, and Anna Stenning (This essay collection is written by neurodivrse and neurotypical researchers)
Growing Up Disabled in Australia (2021) Edited by Carly Findlay. An anthology of stories by disabled writers, including those who are neurodiverse.

Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism (2018) Edited by Barb Cook & Dr Michelle Garnett

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