Molly Stevens is the award-winning author of the newly published Boomer on the Ledge, described as “an adult picture book that explores the antics of an aging boomer.” She arrived late to the writing desk but is forever grateful her second act took this direction instead of karaoke or trampling competitors at the all-you-can-eat buffet. Molly believes humor is the emollient that soothes life’s rough patches and promotes these convictions in her blog: Shallow Reflections. […]
Humor writer of the month
Travel writer Karin Esterhammer has published a captivatingly funny travel memoir about a Los Angeles family who moves to Vietnam to ride out the Great Recession, So Happiness to Meet You: Foolishly, Blissfully Stranded in Vietnam.
Her work has been published in the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Baltimore Sun and other outlets. Her diary-style article in the Los Angeles Times about the move to Vietnam earned more letters to the editor than almost any other travel story. […]
Sherry Stanfa-Stanley is a writer, humorist and squeamish adventurer. Fighting midlife inertia, she stares down a year of fear through The 52/52 Project: a year of weekly new experiences designed to push her far outside her comfort zone. Her memoir, Finding My Badass Self: A Year of Truth and Dares, debuted in August. Read an amusing excerpt here. By day, Sherry attempts to respectably represent her alma mater as a communication director at the University of Toledo. […]
Ritch Shydner, author of the newly released Kicking Through the Ashes: My Life as a Stand-up in the 1980s Comedy Boom, has been described as “an incredibly funny observational comedian.” He has made numerous guest appearances on late-night TV as a comic. He also played Al Bundy’s co-worker on Married with Children and appeared in Designing Women, Roseanne and feature films such as Beverly Hills Cop II. […]
A longtime magazine writer turned “parenting snarkologist,” Norine Dworkin-McDaniel has written for nearly every women’s magazine you can buy at the supermarket checkout as well as for Parents Magazine, HuffPost Parents, Scary Mommy, parenting.com and WhatToExpect.com. Named one of TODAYParents’ Funniest Parents in 2015, Norine is the editor of The Big Book of Parenting Tweets and The Bigger Book of Parenting Tweets and co-author of Science of Parenthood: Thoroughly Unscientific Explanations for Utterly Baffling Parenting Situations. […]