Drawing Alongside My Brother’s Schizophrenia

A sister’s discovery of the healing power of art as she searches for connection with her schizophrenic brother.

Joan Boxall

Joan Boxall is a retired English teacher turned creative non-fiction writer. She received a bachelor’s degree in physical education with an English and French major from the University of British Columbia. She taught English, French and PE to teens in Cranbrook and Delta before acquiring a TESL certificate in adult education. She contributes her non-fiction work regularly to Inspired 55+ Lifestyle Magazine. DrawBridge is her first book. She lives in North Vancouver with her husband.

Stephen A. Corcoran

Born and raised in Vancouver, Stephen A. Corcoran trained at the Vancouver Art School in the 1970s (renamed Emily Carr University of Art + Design). His first solo exhibit was in February 2011 at Vancouver’s Basic Inquiry Gallery. His second exhibit was at the same venue in October 2013, shortly before his death.

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