Mental illness in fiction
Broadcast: Midmorning, 11/25/2008, 10:06 a.m.
In her new novel "black box," author Julie Schumacher explores the impact of mental illness on a teenage girl, as seen through the eyes of her younger sister.
- Julie Schumacher: is the director of the creative writing program and a professor of English at the University of Minnesota, and the author of several books for young adult readers. Her latest YA novel is "Black box."