Amy Rushton

Amy Rushton (they/them) is an interdisciplinary researcher and writer on mental distress, critical thinking and creative work. Amy’s professional background is in academic research and teaching in UK Higher Education; they are currently Senior Lecturer in English at Nottingham Trent University. As part of the LGBTQ+ community, Amy has direct experience of how mental health services can emphasise ‘normalcy’ and cause further alienation and distress. Amy uses their lived experience and professional platform to advocate for mental health-related rights and justice.