Joanne Limburg
Author and lecturer, Cambridge U Institute of Continuing Education

Joanne Limburg is a poet, memoirist and novelist. She teaches creative writing at Cambridge University’s Institute of Continuing Education, and her books include the poetry collections Femenismo (2000) and The Autistic Alice (2017), the novel A Want of Kindness (2015) and the memoirs The Woman Who Thought Too Much (2010) and Small Pieces (2017). She lives in Cambridge, UK.

Written by Joanne Limburg

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Essay/
Neurodiversity
Am I disabled?

With my pen hovering over a form, there is no easy answer: better to provoke stigma with support, or resist classification?

Joanne Limburg