Amy Naylor is a PhD student in the English Department at the University of Liverpool in the UK. Now in her fourth year of study, her research looks at representations of female mental health in contemporary British Young Adult Fiction. Before her PhD, Amy attained a BA in English at the University of Nottingham and an MPhil in Critical Approaches to Children’s Literature at the University of Cambridge.
Amy is also a volunteer for EmpathyLab, an organisation that encourages children to improve their ability to empathise through reading. When not doing work, you can often find her writing or curled up with her dog, Maisie, and a novel.