Sarah Kurchak


Sarah Kurchak is a writer, autist, and retired professional pillow fighter from Toronto. Her work as an autistic self advocate and essayist has appeared in Hazlitt, Catapult, The Guardian, CBC, Vox, and Electric Literature. She’s also written autistically about pop culture and MMA for various outlets. She is a graduate of the Humber School for Writers.

Sarah is currently working on I Overcame My Autism and All I Got Was This Lousy Anxiety Disorder, a collection of essays about how she learned to hide her autism, make friends, and influence people… and how she’s currently trying to recover from that ostensible success story.