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Eyes Too Dry - A graphic memoir abour heavy feelings - cover

Eyes Too Dry - A graphic memoir abour heavy feelings

Alice Chipkin, Jessica Tavassoli

Publisher: Echo

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The Authors' decision to make this work public was fuelled by their struggle to find stories and artwork that spoke to their experiences of encountering depression, suicidal ideation and emotional weight. And from Alice’s perspective as a primary support person in particular, there was almost nothing at all. In a world that tells us to 'keep calm and carry on' the authors are offering a narrative that is vulnerable, honest and uncertain. They hope to add new ways to talk about, visualise and relate to these complex emotions.

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