Irma Kurtz has been Cosmopolitan’s agony aunt for over 40 years. She was born in New Jersey, grew up in New York and settled to London after travelling around Europe. She has contributed to many national newspapers and can frequently be heard on the radio as a ‘talking head’. she has also worked on several television series, including ‘Mediterranean Tales’, following Mark Twain’s route in his book The Innocents Abroad. Irma has also written three self-help books, two novels and three travel-focused books. Her autobiography, My Life in Agony, was published in 2014.
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