At the age of six, Ashley was in a car accident that left her paralyzed. As an adult, she often uses her writing to grapple with the different facets of disability, from the difficult to the hilarious.
Currently, she lives in Indianapolis and works at Common Ground Christian Church Midtown. She serves as their director of communications & events and oversees all internal and external communications.
Ashley received an MFA in creative writing from
The Ohio State University. Her work has appeared
in Monkeybicycle, Superstition Review,
Kaleidoscope, and Ruminate Magazine.
Her most recent essay, "Hail Able Bodies," is available from The Southeast Review, which can be read here. Her most recent blog, "My Body Is Not A Metaphor," is available here.
Check Publications to read some of her work.