Ben Platts-Mills is a writer based in the UK. Between 2013 and 2016, he led Who Are You Now?, a life-writing project that published the stories of brain-injury survivors. His memoir Tell me the Planets was published in 2018.
Illness and disease
On Matthew’s mind
An operation to remove a brain cyst changed Matthew’s identity. Who will he become after the next round of surgery?
Human rights and justice
Patients and psychiatrists at Saint-Alban in France fought against fascism side by side. What can we learn from them?