Highly detailed, literary accounts of the phenomenology of (probable) schizophrenia spectrum psychosis (for academic first-person accounts that are more political in nature see the “Mad Studies” list):
Artaud, A. (1971). Collected Works of Antonin Artaud, Trans. Victor Corti. London: Calder and Boyars.
Johnson, A. (2012). I should be included in the census. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 38(2), 207-208.
Kandinsky, V. (1881). Zur Lehre von den Hallucinationen. Archiv fur Psychiatrie und Nervenkrankheiten,11, 453–464.
Lang, J. (1938). The other side of hallucinations. American Journal of Psychiatry, 94, 1089–1097.
Lang, J. (1939). The other side of the affective aspects of schizophrenia. Psychiatry, 2, 195-202.
Lang, J. (1949). The other side of the ideological aspects of schizophrenia. Psychiatry, 3, 389-393.
Meyer, E. & Covi, L. (1960). The Experience of Depersonalization: A Written Report by a Patient. Psychiatry, 23, 215-217.
Nijinsky, V. (1999). The Diary of Vaslav Nijinsky. ‘Unexpurgated’ edn, transl. by Kyril Fitzlyon, ed. by Joan Acocella. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Sechehaye, M. (1951). Autobiography of a schizophrenic girl. New York: Grune and Stratton.
Schreber, D. P. (1903/2000). Memoirs of my nervous illness. I. MacAlpine & R. A. Hunter, Trans. NewYork: New York Review Books.
Qualitative and phenomenological texts incorporating a significant number of descriptive clinical anecdotes and/or first person accounts (in progress):
My own (first-line) go-to sources (in addition to friends and mental health related internet fora) are the texts of Eugen Bleuler, Eugene Minkowski, James Chapman, Louis Sass, Josef Parnas, Richard Gipps, John Rhodes, Simon Jakes, David Harper and Eugenie Georgaca. Details to come.