Next year, Pushkin Vertigo will publish Maxine’s debut novel, The Eighth Girl. As both a clinician and a writer, she sat down with her editor Harriet to talk race, misogyny and stigma in the world of psychology and crime writing.
Read an essay by Maxine exploring how representations of DID in films, TV and literature creates stigmatisation of people living with mental illness.
Find out more about Maxine and how she wrote The Eighth Girl in these new Q&As and podcasts. From cashmere socks and afternoon walks to gender politics and the stigmatisation of mental illness, Maxine shares insights into what inspires her research and writing.