Diane Shipley is a journalist based in Sheffield, United Kingdom. She specializes in books, pop culture, and health (especially unusual conditions, revolutionary treatments, and how technology intersects with our physical and emotional well-being). Her bylines include The Guardian, The Washington Post, The Times (UK), The Los Angeles Times, The Rumpus, New York Magazine's The Cut, Glamour and Mental Health Today.
THESE DOCTORS ARE USING MEDIEVAL HERBAL REMEDIES TO FIGHT ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANT BACTERIA (Feature for Rodale's Organic Life) 10 million people a year are expected to die from antibiotic-resistant superbugs by 2040. Could thousand year-old recipes provide a cure?
INSTAGRAM IS STRENGTHENING PUBLISHING (Blog post for The Guardian) Print sales rose 7% in 2016, in large part thanks to Wicks (with a little help from JK Rowling and colouring books for adults).
LIVING WITH VISUAL SNOW ("As told to" piece for New York Magazine's The Cut) Imagine if everywhere you looked — even in the dark — you saw static, as if the entire world were an untuned analogue TV. For people with a mysterious condition called “visual snow,” that’s the frustrating, often agonizing daily reality.