Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Side Effects of Living: An Anthology of Voices on Mental Health- A Book Review

Explicitly curated as a collection of “real stories by real people, not just creative writing or poetry about pain” (p. vii), Side Effects of Living brings together a range of 37 deeply personal experiences with madness. Edited by poet-activists Jhilmil Breckenridge and...

Male Suicide, Vulnerability & Grief: Book review of Anthology Eighty Four, a book of poetry on male suicide

84 men in the UK take their own lives every week. These numbers are similar all over the world. For instance, according to a Lancet report, in 2016, India accounts for 37 percent of all suicides reported globally for women and 26 percent...