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I'm a writer, speaker, teacher, and babe about town. I'm the author of the award-winning, New York Times-bestselling author of The Collected Schizophrenias, as well as a award-winning novel, The Border of Paradise. As someone who has been living with mental and physical chronic illness for most of her life, I'm an expert in being a working writer who is living with limitations. Learn more. about me below.



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