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By Michael Scott Monje Jr.,Athena Lynn Michaels-Dillon

Clay Dillon is neuroqueer, and he must make peace with it. After thirty years, he eventually is aware the reality: that he's and continually has been autistic, and that the majority of his difficulties getting alongside got here from an absence of expertise of himself a scarcity that got here no longer from being autistic, yet from having no wisdom of the distance among what he knew of his personal wishes and what others anticipated them to be. this is often altering, even though, and the switch brings a freedom that's instantaneously nice and negative. It can provide him solutions, however it additionally alters his methods of perceiving himself. emotions that have been brushed aside at puberty are dashing to the leading edge of his perceptions, and Clay is commencing to query what his wants are, or even who he's, as his international shifts round him.

"Clay's circulate from compliance to defiance, from heteronormative and allistic functionality to honesty and internal energy, is narrated in transparent, lovely, and revelatory language." - N.I. Nicholson, writer of Novena (remixed) and Editor-in-Chief of Barking Sycamores

"Michael deftly navigates Clay's exploration of the moving barriers of disclosure and his struggles to stability his own lives, bringing either perception and unflinching honesty to the narrative." - Cynthia Kim, writer of i feel i'd Be Autistic and Nerdy, Shy, and Socially Inappopriate

"For many folks a late-in-life autism prognosis asks as many questions because it solutions. Defiant takes a naked bones strategy in talking to readers from that very angle." - S.R. Salas, writer of Black and White: a colourful examine lifestyles at the Autism Spectrum

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