Hey - I teach people stuff! 


A selection of current classes:


Catapult (NY)

One Day Humor Writing Seminar (co-taught w/ Elissa Bassist) (next one 9/21/19)

One Day Nonfiction Seminar: Turning Short Pieces Into Book Proposals (next one TBD)



My satire students have been published in Shouts & Murmurs in The New Yorker, McSweeney’s, National Lampoon, The Onion, The Hairpin, StarWipe (RIP), The Second City Network, Funny or Die, Funny Women on The Rumpus, Robot Butt, and pretty much every comedy outlet under the sun.

Selected Past Teaching

Catapult: Humor Writing Bootcamp (co-taught with Elissa Bassist, editor of Funny Women on The Rumpus). This workshop occurred in December 2017, August 2018, and December 2018. The next one is April 2019.

Northwestern University: Introduction to Screenwriting 

Pacific Northwest College of Art: Modern Comedy and Satire (Literature Seminar), Introduction to Scripting, Scripting Intensive, Fight the Future: Dystopian and Post-Apocalyptic Stories* 

*Yes, that last class shares a title with the first X-Files movie on purpose. You gotta enjoy your life, huh?

I develop all my own courses and workshops. Contact me if you are looking for a satire workshop, consulting, or detailed instructions on how to fall down in public on a daily basis. Recent workshops have been September 2017 and May 2018 in Washington, D.C. and August and December 2018 at Catapult in NY, and January 2019 at The Wing in NY.