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Actually Autistic in World Autism Month

April is World Autism Month, but the voices we hear this month (and all year long) are often those of autistic people’s families and doctors. Here are fifteen books by autistic authors, about autistic people -- for everyone.

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Missouriana—The Literary Legacy of the Show-Me State

Missouri, Missoura—it's all the same on the page. The Show-Me State may not be the first place that comes to mind when considering hubs of literary output, but Missouri has been home to pioneering and legendary writers for well over a century. This list details just a handful of important Missouri writers, from the 19th century to the digital era; from Twain to Twitter. Skeptical of Missouri's literary significance? In keeping with our state motto, allow me to Show-You.

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