Amy Mackelden

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United Kingdom
Cardiff University, Sunderland University
PCOS, Anxiety, ADHD
  • Amy regularly writes about her experience as a disabled person living with multiple sclerosis, ADHD, PCOS, and anxiety.
  • She has bylines with Healthline, Byrdie, the MS Society, The Paper Gown, and SingleCare.
  • Amy co-edited The Emma Press Anthology of Illness (2020).


Amy has written for ELLE, Harper's BAZAAR, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, People, The Independent, Heat, HelloGiggles, Shondaland, The Guardian, and Bustle. She also had an essay published in Routledge's HBO's Original Voices: Race, Gender, Sexuality and Power.


Amy holds a degree in English literature and an M.A. in the teaching and practice of creative writing, both from Cardiff University. She also holds a teaching qualification from Sunderland University and undertook Columbia University's short course in narrative medicine in 2019.
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