ERIN DONOHUE is a young adult author, poet and mental health advocate. She holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Creative Writing and a Graduate Diploma in Publishing, both from Whitireia New Zealand. Currently, she works as a production editor with legal publisher Thomson Reuters. She lives in Wellington, New Zealand. »

Her first novel, Because Everything Is Right but Everything Is Wrong, draws heavily on her own experience with mental illness and was published in 2017 by Escalator Press. It was a finalist in two categories in the New Zealand Children’s and Young Adult Book Awards 2018.

You can purchase it from your local bookstore or online here.

‘It’s changed the way I attend to those I teach. I cannot give it higher praise than that.’

Bernard Beckett, author of Genesis, on Because Everything Is Right but Everything Is Wrong