Amy Mackelden

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Location
United Kingdom
School
Cardiff University, Sunderland University
Expertise
Traveling With A Disability, Movie Location Tours, New York
  • Amy's interviews for include Jessica Chastain, Jessica Alba, Ralph Fiennes, Audrina Patridge, and the cast of Selling Sunset. She's also interviewed Jennifer Aniston, Emma Thompson, Penn Badgley, and Ellen Pompeo.
  • As a disabled person, she interested to learn about accessible travel options and disability-friendly vacations.
  • She loves researching where movies and TV shows have been filmed.

Experience

As an entertainment journalist, Amy has written for ELLE, Harper's BAZAAR, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, People, The Independent, Heat, HelloGiggles, Shondaland, The Guardian, and Bustle. Amy regularly writes about her experience as a disabled person living with multiple sclerosis, ADHD, PCOS, and anxiety, with bylines at Healthline, Byrdie, the MS Society, The Paper Gown, and SingleCare. She co-edited The Emma Press Anthology of Illness and had an essay published in Routledge's HBO's Original Voices: Race, Gender, Sexuality and Power.

Education

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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