Apr 5, 2015
She is a British writer and journalist who started out as a literary editor with a blue pencil and then got sidetracked.
Also the author of three novels, the latest of which is Cat Out of Hell, Truss is now working on a sequel.
She is the writer of numerous radio comedy dramas and spent six years as critic for The Times of London. This was followed by four (she says, rather peculiar) years as a sports columnist for the same newspaper.
She won Columnist of the Year for her work for Women's Journal.
Lynne Truss also hosted Cutting a Dash, a popular BBC Radio series about punctuation. She is a familiar voice on BBC Radio 4 and lives in Brighton, England.