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Artist profile

Location Kiama

Artist Type Professional

Summary

Amy is a journalist, editor and; content creator who writes for the biggest names in global publishing. The author of 14 books including the sellout memoir, The World is a Nice Place, she works across print, tv, podcasts and; branding.

  • About

    As a journalist Amy’s career has been diverse from writing about celebrities for the Daily Mail, to tracking fashion for Grazia magazine and interviewing startups for Collective Hub. Above all, her passion is “mental health storytelling” - producing content that helps people to overcome adversity. Her sell-out book, The World is a Nice Place was the product of ten years' worth of research, interviewing survivors about their coping mechanisms. It followed her debut book Wife Interrupted, which she wrote at the age of 23 after being widowed. As a content creator, Amy has collaborated with some of the biggest brands in the world including GoPro, Netflix, Uber & Lorna Jane.

  • Biography

    Originally from the UK, Amy began her career in London writing for high-profile publications before moving to Sydney. Previously editor of Grazia Australia and Collective Hub - a magazine that exists to ignite human potential - Amy is an influential voice across print, podcasts and television. She is also the creator of the Storytelling for Healing Public Writing workshop series—online and in-person courses which teach people to share their personal stories, publicly, in a way that raises their profile but protects themselves. In 2019, she opened a Pop/Up Counselling Studio to break down the stigma around emotional healing. She is writing a series of children's books.

  • Awards & Career highlights

    2019 - Peace Instead of This is released on Instagram - and makes headline news.

    2018 - Amy edits the final issue of Collective Hub.

    2018 - The World is a Nice Place sells out in 12 weeks in Australia.

    2018 - A video of Amy's "joyful birth" goes viral with 80,000 views in 48 hours.

    2012 - Amy moves to Australia to become editor of Grazia.

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