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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Flying with Paper Wings : Reflections on Living with Madness
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'Sandy Jeffs grew up and went to school in Ballarat. She has lived with schizophrenia and all its moods for 33 years. She has published many articles and five volumes of poetry, concerned with the disparate topics of madness, domestic violence, the trials and tribulations of playing midweek ladies' tennis and the mad world in which we live - and some of these have inspired other artists to compose music, libretto and dance. Sandy has also become a community educator who speaks to school kids, university students, community groups and clinicians about what it is like to live with a mental illness. Her home, with friends human and animal, is at Christmas Hills, in the country near Melbourne, 'where it's Christmas every day'.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia

    Type of disability Schizophrenia.
    Type of character Primary (autobiographical).
    Point of view Unconfirmed.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Carlton North, Parkville - Carlton area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: The Vulgar Press , 2009 .
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      Extent: 270p.
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-270).
      ISBN: 9780980665109 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

How We're Hooked on Hurt Jane Sullivan , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 14 August 2010; (p. 26)
Off the Top Shelf Catherine Cole , Mark Rubbo , Michael Shmith , Clare Wright , Gig Ryan , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 31 July 2010; (p. 24-25)
The judges for the 2010 Age Book of the Year Awards provide a summary for the category for which they are responsible and comments on each shortlisted title.
Brave Fight to Have the Last Word on the Folks Upstairs Margo Kingston , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 13 February 2010; (p. 18)

— Review of Flying with Paper Wings : Reflections on Living with Madness Sandy Jeffs , 2009 single work autobiography
Sweet Rain That Waters the Darkness Carmel Bird , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 5 December 2009; (p. 23)

— Review of Flying with Paper Wings : Reflections on Living with Madness Sandy Jeffs , 2009 single work autobiography
Non-Fiction Books Lesley Synge , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 5 - 6 December 2009; (p. 22)

— Review of Flying with Paper Wings : Reflections on Living with Madness Sandy Jeffs , 2009 single work autobiography
Non-Fiction Books Lesley Synge , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 5 - 6 December 2009; (p. 22)

— Review of Flying with Paper Wings : Reflections on Living with Madness Sandy Jeffs , 2009 single work autobiography
Sweet Rain That Waters the Darkness Carmel Bird , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 5 December 2009; (p. 23)

— Review of Flying with Paper Wings : Reflections on Living with Madness Sandy Jeffs , 2009 single work autobiography
Brave Fight to Have the Last Word on the Folks Upstairs Margo Kingston , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 13 February 2010; (p. 18)

— Review of Flying with Paper Wings : Reflections on Living with Madness Sandy Jeffs , 2009 single work autobiography
Off the Top Shelf Catherine Cole , Mark Rubbo , Michael Shmith , Clare Wright , Gig Ryan , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 31 July 2010; (p. 24-25)
The judges for the 2010 Age Book of the Year Awards provide a summary for the category for which they are responsible and comments on each shortlisted title.
How We're Hooked on Hurt Jane Sullivan , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 14 August 2010; (p. 26)
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