Miranda Monahan (they/she) was born and raised in Windsor-Essex County, Ontario. Monahan attended St. Clair College where they studied journalism. During her time at the college, Monahan worked as a content editor for their school's newspaper, The MediaPlex Examiner. Monahan has also earned a world art history certificate from the Smithsonian Institution.
Monahan has worked as a freelance writer and editor since 2018 and has written extensively about history, technology and travel. In 2019, Monahan earned a teaching English as a foreign language certificate from Global Language Training.