fbpx

Vitlife

Author Interview: Dappled by Lisa Brown

Share this article →

Author Interview: Dappled by Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown an Occupational Therapist from Perth, Western Australia recently released ‘Dappled’, a novel inspired by vitiligo which she developed when she was 14 years old. Like many who have developed the condition, Lisa says the condition has had a significant impact on her psychological wellbeing and could have benefitted from books such as Dappled that feature characters with the condition. In her debut novel, Lisa shares the journey of Jane who has vitiligo, touching on key themes such as love, loss, friendship and self-acceptance. We caught up with Lisa to find out about her own journey and what inspired her to write a book…..  

Do you have vitiligo? If so, can you tell me a bit about your journey with the condition?


Become a member to continue reading this article and support The Vitiligo Society

The VitLife is an online magazine and community for those dealing with vitiligo. Members get access to premium content, early bird registration to events, and special discounts with our great partners.
Become a member

About the Author

Natalie Ambersley

Natalie Ambersley is the Social Media and Community lead at The Vitiligo Society, alongside her role as a Trustee. She joined the Society in February 2017 with a focus on building each of the social media platforms where the Society has a strong presence and makes impact.

Aside from assisting with the day to day running of the charity, Natalie has been involved in campaigns including a collaboration with the NHS and most recently with a leading brand, Vita Liberata, she also oversees the parent support group. She has often acted as a spokesperson for the society and regularly liaises with the media when there is press interest in sharing individual stories.

Natalie Ambersley is the Social Media and Community lead at The Vitiligo Society, alongside her role as a Trustee. She joined the Society in February 2017 with a focus on building each of the social media platforms where the Society has a strong presence and makes impact.

Aside from assisting with the day to day running of the charity, Natalie has been involved in campaigns including a collaboration with the NHS and most recently with a leading brand, Vita Liberata, she also oversees the parent support group. She has often acted as a spokesperson for the society and regularly liaises with the media when there is press interest in sharing individual stories.