Filmmaker Eisha Marjara talks about writing her debut young adult novel Faerie
in the Montreal Gazette
has been praised for its frank portrayal of a teenaged girl in the throes of anorexia. "It’s extreme, yes, but it’s not unusual. I recently read an interview with a psychologist who treated anorexic girls, and he mentioned that anorexia is a way for them to put a pause button on their development when life gets too overwhelming. It confirmed what I felt myself and witnessed in other people."
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