Former journalist and editor, June Alexander, is the author of six non-fiction books on mental health (eating disorders), and six books on social history.
June won her first national essay competition at age nine, and has kept a personal diary since age 11. These diaries are a primary resource in her memoir, A Girl Called Tim, and feature in The Diary Healer.
talks and workshops
Workshops and talks include:
- Life Writing: Keeping a diary encourages observation and reflection, improves writing skills and self-knowledge, and helps understand and express feelings and thoughts.
- Social History: Everyone has a special story to tell, and this workshop helps people to discover skills and tools for preserving everyday life by uncovering the gem within.
- Story-telling as a tool to disseminate, and add value to, academic research findings and advocacy.