Writing as Medicine: Mental Illness on the Page

When:
May 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2019-05-09T19:00:00-06:00
2019-05-09T20:00:00-06:00
Where:
Memorial Park Library
1221 2 Street Southwest
Calgary
Alberta
Cost:
Free
Writing as Medicine: Mental Illness on the Page @ Memorial Park Library

Join local authors Susan Calder, Stacey Bruce, and P.D. Workman as they read from their work and discuss how they portray mental illness and how writing on this topic helps them and their readers.

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Featured Book(s)

June, Into the Light, Between the Cracks #6

June, Into the Light, Between the Cracks #6

(Book #6) June Simpson has lost everything. Her family, the love of her life, and now her freedom.

And it’s her own fault.

Drugs have taken her health and what little happiness remained in her life, and now, incarcerated after a failed attempt at armed robbery, June is forced to detox and to face the reality of the misery and abuse she has perpetrated on those closest to her, especially her children.


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Gem, Himself, Alone

Gem, Himself, Alone

Teenage Gem, alone on the street, has survived abuse, institutionalization, and captivity. He has lost everything and everyone he ever loved, but is finally free to build a life.

There is only one person he can count on, and that is himself.

Gem buries his past the best he can, joins up with the Rippers gang for protection, and does what he has to in order to survive.

But Riker, a vice cop, makes it his business to take away the precious freedom Gem has earned and put him behind bars.


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