Sam Twyford-Moore: "It’s like a hurricane going through a town."

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Jul 17 2018 25 mins  
Writing and mental illness make excellent bedfellows, for better or worse. The Rapids by Sam Twyford-Moore is an extraordinary personal memoir peppered with film and literary criticism, as well as family history. We chat with Sam about the influence of social media on the discussion and awareness of mental illness, his own experience being diagnosed with manic depression at the age of 22 and the link between manic depression and creativity. Books mentioned in this podcast: The Rapids by Sam Twyford-Moore: Hosts: John Purcell and Robert O’Hearn Guest: Sam Twyford-Moore