English journalist, author, and broadcaster at The Times, where she writes three columns a week: one for the Saturday Magazine, a TV review column, and the satirical Friday column “Celebrity Watch”. Columnist of the Year for 2010, and both BPA Critic of the Year 2011 and Interviewer of the Year 2011. In 2012, she how to be a woman caitlin moran pdf named Columnist of the Year by the London Press Club, and Culture Commentator at the Comment Awards in 2013. Her father, who is Irish, was described by Aida Edemariam in The Guardian as a former “drummer and psychedelic rock pioneer” who became “confined to the sofa by osteoarthritis”.
Moran lived in a three-bedroom council house in Wolverhampton with her parents and siblings, an experience she described as akin to The Hunger Games. Moran attended Springdale Junior School and was then educated at home from the age of 11, having attended secondary school for only three weeks. The children frequently occupied their time with simple games, such as throwing mud at their house. Moran describes her childhood as happy, but revealed she left home as soon as she was able to do so at the age of 18.
Moran was convinced throughout her teenage years that she would become a writer. She began her career as a journalist for Melody Maker, the weekly music publication, at the age of 16.