books.google.com - An award-winning joint volume of poetry. Sandy Jeffs invites readers into the world of schizophrenia, while Deborah Staines evokes the mythic past and the technological future....https://books.google.com/books/about/Poems_from_the_Madhouse.html?id=_ncEAAAACAAJ&utm_source=gb-gplus-sharePoems from the Madhouse
Sandy Jeffs is an author born in Ballarat and has a BA from La Trobe University. She has lived with schizophrenia and all its moods for over thirty years. She is a community educator who speaks to schools, universities and community groups about what it¿s like to live with a mental illness. She is the author of the bestselling Poems from the Madhouse (1993; reprinted 2000, 2001), Loose Kangaroos (co-author, 1998), Blood Relations (2000), Confessions of a Midweek Lady: Tall Tennis Tales (2001), and The Wings of Angels: A memoir of madness (2004), and her autobiography, Flying with Paper Wings: Reflections on Living With Madness (2009).