What We Have In Mind: Writing About Mental Health in Different Genres
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm
Sunday, October 27, 2019
Capitol Extension Room E2.026
1100 Congress Avenue, Austin TX
In new books that bridge autofiction, YA, and traditional fiction, Juliet Escoria (Juliet The Maniac), Mary Beth Keane (Ask Again, Yes) and Morgan Parker (Who Put This Song On) portray characters who struggle not only with their own mental health but also with the way their families and communities respond to them. How does a writer render the very personal, complicated nature of the human mind on the page? What does each genre have to offer to the discussion?
- Moderator: Anna Solomon
- Book Signing: 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Texas Monthly TBF Book Signing Tent