Aimee Inomata

Aimee Inomata has a PhD in Literature and Philosophy from the University of Sydney, formerly taught English and Writing Studies at the University of Auckland and is a writer, researcher, editor and reformed academic. She is interested above all in examining established truths and the underlying rhetoric of almost everything. Aimee was born in Hastings in 1968.

Mar 13, 2017

The Monday Excerpt: He killed his father and put in a mental health unit. That's when things got even worse

Auckland writer Aimee Inomata tells the powerful story of her partner - a man found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity, and sentenced to seven years in a New Zealand madhouse. But what happens, she asks, if your psychosis is substance-induced, a temporary insanity, and you have to live out your life as a sane person in the kingdom of the insane?

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