Chris Moss was born in the village of Burtonwood, Lancashire. He studied Theology at King’s College, London, English Literature at Liverpool University and English and Drama Education at Leeds University. In 1991, he went to live in Buenos Aires where he wrote for the English-language daily, the Buenos Aires Herald and helped set up a magazine for the homeless, Hecho en Buenos Aires. He wrote and co-edited the first Time Out guides to Buenos Aires and Patagonia.
On returning to the UK in 2001 after a decade overseas, he became a travel journalist, contributing to the Telegraph, Guardian, Independent, and Wanderlust and Condé Nast Traveller magazines, among others. He has worked on the staff of the Daily Telegraph and Time Out.
He is the author of Patagonia: A Cultural History (Signal, 2008) and Smoothly from Harrow (Blue Guides, 2013) and has contributed to more than twenty guidebooks as editor and/or writer.
He is now writing fiction as well as journalism.
Writing short stories and a novel; also writing on men's issues for Telegraph Men.
Awards and Residencies
Prizes from the Latin American Travel Association, Visit England and the British Travel Press Awards.