Cathy Guisewite was born in Dayton, Ohio, and spent the first five “Wonder Years of Life” there before moving to Midland, Michigan — the deeply rooted Midwestern foundation she believes made the rest of her life possible.
She created the “Cathy” comic strip in 1976, which ran in nearly 1,400 newspapers for 34 years. The strip earned Guisewite the National Cartoonist Society Reuben Award in 1992, an Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program for the TV special Cathy in 1987, […]
Humor writer of the month
Dorothy Rosby is a syndicated humor columnist whose work appears in newspapers in 10 states. She’s the author of I Used to Think I Was Not That Bad and Then I Got to Know Me Better and I Didn’t Know You Could Make Birthday Cake from Scratch: Parenting Blunders From Cradle to Empty Nest. She’s working on her third book and hoping it has a shorter title.
Dorothy’s books were the inspiration for a theatrical production, […]
Leigh Anne Jasheway is a stress management and humor expert, comedy writer, stand-up comic and comedy instructor/coach.
“I have an M.P.H. degree, which either stands for master’s of public health or mistress of public humor (and, occasionally, miles per hour, but only if I’ve had too many espressos). In lieu of actually getting a real job, I consult with organizations (and disorganizations) on how to use humor to manage stress, change and conflict and boost creativity, […]
Marilyn Simon Rothstein is the author of Lift and Separate, winner of the Star Award presented by the Women’s Fiction Writers Association for Outstanding Debut. It’s currently an Amazon Best Seller in Fiction Satire.
Her second hilarious novel, Husbands and Other Sharp Objects, was published in March 2018.
Marilyn grew up in New York City, earned a degree in journalism from New York University, began her writing career at Seventeen magazine, […]
Bob Eckstein is a New York Times’ bestselling author and award-winning illustrator, writer, New Yorker cartoonist and snowman expert. He’s currently on tour for his latest book, The Illustrated History of the Snowman.
The prolific artist/writer published World’s Greatest Bookstores: 100 Postcards in 2018, and he is editing the 2019 book, The Ultimate Cartoon Book of Book Cartoons, featuring the world’s greatest cartoonists.
His cartoons, op-eds and short stories appear regularly in The New York Times, […]