We can all feel a bit broken when it comes to loving or being loved. There's often a mindset that we need 'fixing' but is it ever that simple? Include mental illness, neurodiversity and conditions such as complex PTSD into the mix and this seemingly simple act of being accepted, loved and responding in-kind can become a rocky landscape.
Join Madeleine Ryan on a panel with Rick Morton and Meg Mason, and chair Hilary Harper at the Yarra Valley Writers Festival.
Madeleine Ryan is an Australian writer, director, and actor. She’s been widely published in Australia and overseas, including in The New York Times, Lenny Letter, Bustle, The Age, The Daily Telegraph, Vice, SBS, and The Sydney Morning Herald. She currently lives in rural Victoria. You can find her online at www.madeleineryan.com. A Room Called Earth is her first novel.