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Exclusive Interview: “Dear Scarlet” Writer / Artist Teresa Wong


According to the National Institute Of Mental Health, postpartum depression afflicts about 15% of new mothers. Yet despite these numbers, it’s still something that people look upon with shame, even those who suffer from it. In the following email interview, writer and artist Teresa Wong discusses her new graphic novel memoir Dear Scarlet: The Story Of My Postpartum Depression (paperback), in which she reflects on the bout with postpartum depression she suffered after the birth of her daughter Scarlet.