Rae Earl was born in Stamford, Lincolnshire. After graduating Hull University, she did every job in a radio station except “accountant.” Rae has written articles for The Guardian, Marie Claire, and Elle, and she has been featured in The Telegraph and The Times among others. She has also appeared on BBC Breakfast TV, BBC World Service, and countless local radio stations. Her books My Mad Fat Diary and My Madder Fatter Diary have been made into a TV show that is shown in over fifty countries worldwide including the USA. My Life Uploaded is based on her teenage years. She currently lives in Hobart, Tasmania, with her husband and son.