My first book, ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Losing Your Mind’, was published by Hodder & Stoughton in the UK and is forthcoming on Sourcebooks in the US.  The book is also being released in China and TaiwanThe book is a practical guide to mental health for young people, and you can pre-order it here in the UK and here in the US. My agent is Robyn Drury at Diane Banks Associates.

I'm currently working on my second book, a book of essays about women, 'bad behaviour' and madness. 


"This is a funny, brutal, kind, sobering, remarkably brave and clear-eyed book.  Compelling and necessary." - Warren Ellis, author of Normal, Gun Machine and Transmetropolitan

"This book isn’t just brilliantly written and welcoming in its tone; it's honest, practical and important. It is going to help so many people - including friends and family who desperately want to help a loved one but don’t know how." - Emma Gannon, author and podcast host of Ctrl, Alt, Delete

"Emily Reynolds is a brilliant writer on an important subject. And hilarious too. I need to go and do another thing now, which is annoying, cos I can't stop reading this brilliant brilliant book." - Adam Rutherford, author and presenter of Radio 4's Inside Science

"A really clear, funny, useful guide to mental health." - Keith Stuart, author of A Boy Made of Blocks.

An extract of the book was published in The Guardian's G2 supplement and can be read here.