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13 December 1971
Stamford, England, United Kingdom
|Residence||Hobart, Tasmania, Australia|
|Other names||Rae Earl Johnson, Rachel Earl Johnson|
|Alma mater||Stamford High School, University of Hull|
|Known for||My Mad Fat Teenage Diary|
Earl obtained a degree from Hull University and won the University's Philip Larkin literary prize in 1994. She then worked as a copywriter in local radio before moving into radio presenting. Earl lives in Hobart, Australia and is married to Kevin Johnson and has a son called Harry.
My Fat, Mad Teenage Diary
She is the author of the 2007 book My Fat Mad Teenage Diary, a collection of the diaries she wrote as a teenager in the late 1980s. The diary describes the tribulations of being an overweight girl with mental health difficulties, living in a council house with her mother and her mother's Moroccan boyfriend. A follow-up book, My Madder Fatter Diary, Vol.2 was published in 2014.
In 2016, Earl's book My Mad Fat Diary will be published by St. Martin's Press.
In 2013, Rae Earl's first fiction book, OMG! Is This Actually My Life? Hattie Moore's Unbelievable Year! was published. The book is a fictional diary of a teenage girl who lives in Derby. The second book in the Hattie Moore series, OMG! I'm in Love with a Geek! was published in 2014.
- Rae Earl bio at her agent's website
- Interview for thelondonpaper, 21 August 2007
- Interview for Metro, 3 February 2014
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