Amy Mackelden

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Location
United Kingdom
School
Cardiff University, Sunderland University
Expertise
The Kardashians, Royal Family Drama, Forgotten Hollywood Celebs
  • Amy has interviewed everyone from Jennifer Aniston to Jessica Chastain to Penn Badgley to the cast of Selling Sunset. When she interviewed Ralph Fiennes for Women Lifestyle, he joked that he'd return to the "Harry Potter" franchise for an X-rated spin-off called "Voldemort's Bride."
  • In 2015, she delivered an academic paper at Kimposium, the world's first Kardashian conference, which took place at Brunel University in London. And, yes, her Kylie Cosmetics collection is substantial.
  • As a Brit, Amy has exceptional royal family knowledge, even though she's not a royalist. Having worked as a breaking news journalist for a number of years, she's collaborated with royal experts and extensively covered royal family highlights such as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding, Christmas at Sandringham, and Trooping the Colour.

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. She 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. Amy 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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