Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Neither this nor that

  • The patient writer: finding meaning in authorship and illness

    Ben Murnane Dublin, Ireland   The Two Suitcases Project involves teenagers with chronic illness working with professional filmmakers to create short movies. Storytelling methods include live action, animation, and puppetry. If a person lives with chronic illness, is there “a person” that can be separated from the illness? I suppose many people would say, “Of…