Secrets and lies: our hidden lives14 Sep 14
Postnatal depression and surrogacy are the subjects of Dawn Barker’s two novels. In this session she discusses these issues with May Doncon.
Dr Dawn Barker is a psychiatrist and author. Dawn grew up in Scotland, but in 2001 she moved to Australia, completed her psychiatric training and began writing. In 2010, Dawn's first novel,Fractured, was selected for the Hachette/Queensland Writers Centre's manuscript development programme, and subsequently published in 2013. Her most recent novel, Let Her Go is scheduled for released in July 2014. Dawn has also written non-fiction articles on parenting and psychiatry for various magazines and websites, including Mamamia, Essential Baby, and the Medical Journal of Australia. She resides in Perth,Western Australia.