LA book lovers take note: Terri Cheney, LA writer and bestselling author of Manic will be reading and discussing her new memoir, The Dark Side of Innocence, a groundbreaking personal portrayal of the emerging phenomenon of childhood bipolar disorder, at two local events that you don’t want to miss!
Winner of the 2011 International Bipolar Foundation Image Award, Terri Cheney, was once a successful entertainment attorney representing the likes of Michael Jackson and Quincy Jones. Now Cheney devotes her advocacy skills to the cause of mental illness. On the boards of directors of several mental health organizations, she also facilitates a weekly community support group at UCLA’s Neuropsychiatric Institute. Her writings about bipolar disorder have been featured in the New York Times, the Huffington Post, PsychologyToday.com, and countless articles and blogs. She currently resides in Los Angeles