Nick Walker is an autistic genderqueer author, speaker, educator, and aikido teacher. He is co-founder and Managing Editor of the worker-owned indie publishing house Autonomous Press, senior instructor of the Aikido Shusekai dojo in Berkeley, and a faculty member at California Institute of Integral Studies. Together with his longtime collaborator Andrew M. Reichart, Nick is co-creator of an ever-growing body of intricately interconnected sci-fi/fantasy stories collectively known as the Weird Luck Saga. His nonfiction work explores the edges and intersections of embodiment, neurodiversity, gender, spirituality, and transformative practice. Books in which Nick’s writings have recently appeared include Spoon Knife 2: Test Chamber; Spoon Knife 3: Incursions; and Diverse Bodies, Diverse Practices: Toward an Inclusive Somatics.
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