Writer and researcher in trauma, visual culture and mental health. Founder and EIC of Doll Hospital Journal, an art and literature journal on mental health.
‘Uncertain Abuse and Insider Credentials: Examining Ambiguous Cultural Representations of Childhood Sexual Abuse in the 2005 British Comedy Series ‘Nathan Barley’’
Discourses of Anxiety over Childhood and Youth across Cultures (Palgrave Macmillan)
Traumatic Comedy and Comic Trauma
"I don’t always want to laugh at my pain, but laughter is an involuntary act."
Dead Like Kurt: Surviving the Celebrity Suicide
Essay for Doll Hospital Journal Issue 5
how to look after your mental health in the summer
Summer can fuck with your mental health. There’s this pressure to magically transform yourself from a broke blob to an aspirational Instagram aesthetic. It’s all so gross and stressful! The change to your routine. The pressure to party. The questionable clothing rules.
Friday Playlist: Demos
The classic demo is an artifact of hauntology. It’s a sign of presence behind the songs we’ve heard a thousand times on the radio.
‘Come with me let’s die anywhere else’: Suburbia, Searching and Not Getting Out
An essay for Claire Biddles, we could be heroes zine
What we can learn from Harry Potter's “mad women”
We revisit the “mad” women of Harry Potter, both good, bad and somewhere in between.
Is new Netflix drama To The Bone glorifying eating disorders?
Is new Netflix drama To The Bone glorifying eating ...
Discussing Mental Health with Doll Hospital Zine - Village ...
Discussing Mental Health with Doll Hospital Zine - ...
Beyond the Bell Jar: A Mental Health talk and writing workshop for The Bombay Review World Tour
Held at Waterstones, Cheltenham, August 2016
Typography and Trauma: Conversations on Doll Hospital Journal, Writefest 2017
Conversation on Doll Hospital.
She Devil, Doll Hospital Journal Issue Four
On the demonization of sexual abuse survivors
Is Mental Health Political? A Panel Discussion at London College of Fashion
Held at LCF, January 2017