The Downturn


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By Mike Hackney

ISBN: 978-1-84991-757-5
Published: 2012
Pages: 52
Key Themes: Mental Health, Poetry, Manic Depression, Recovery


The Downturn is a collection of semiautobiographical poems
describing life with manic-depression from 1996 to 2008.

About the Author

Mike Hackney was born in Abilene, Texas on March 20, 1969. He received a BFA in creative writing from Bowling Green State University in 1993 and a MLS in liberal studies from The University of Toledo in 2006. He is the author of two books, Learning To Write a collaboration and Midwestern Shoes, Your Poetic Self All Over Again. His works have appeared in Prairie Margins, The Cornfed Angel, and Broadway bards First and He currently lives in Sylvania, Ohio and is nearly finished with his first novel.


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