Two forthcoming events in Manchester: Autumn 2017

Yiyn Li at the Manchester Literature festival on 14 October

A luminous and profound memoir about the consolations of literature, Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life was written over two years, during which author Yiyun Li was in and out of hospital battling depression.

A Disorder for everyone: exploring the culture of psychiatric diagnosis on 8 December, 2017

This day is for anyone who is interested in and concerned about the current debates in ‘mental health.’ It provides a space to explore the critical questions of the day around the biomedical model and the narrative of ‘diagnosis and disorder!’