Filmmaker Eisha Marjara writes about how she wrote Faerie
, her acclaimed debut YA novel, for CBC Books.
is about a South Asian teenager afflicted with anorexia. In its review, Quill and Quire
wrote: "Faerie is intensely intimate, containing details that will ring resoundingly true for anyone who has ever suffered with an eating disorder. The strange combination of self-hatred that fuels extreme weight loss and pride that comes from the sensation of feeling nothing but hard bone under the skin is achingly true-to-life, but not glorified."
You can read Eisha's piece on CBC Books here