Lorraine Candy is a judge for the 2022 Women’s Prize for Fiction.

Lorraine Candy is an award-winning journalist and editor. A former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, ELLE, and most recently Sunday Times Style, she began her career on The Cornish Times before going on to become Woman’s Editor at The Sun and then Features Editor at The Times. Her first book: Mum What’s Wrong With You: 101 Things Only the Mothers of Teenage Girls Know (published in 2021), is a Sunday Times Top 10 bestseller. A mum of four she has over a decade of experience writing about parenting in national publications, including columns with the Sunday Times Magazine and Femail in the Daily Mail. She also writes for the monthly and weekly fashion and beauty magazines. Lorraine is co-host of the chart-topping lifestyle podcast Postcards from Midlife. She is on the advisory board at Tate Modern and on the Tate gallery membership council. Lorraine is a champion of educating young girls, working on the media advisory board of the global charity Their World. She’s also an ambassador for the charity Women In Sport and the newly launched Menopause Charity.