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2022 Bombeck Workshop Keynoter Laraine Newman

Laraine Newman

Laraine Newman is a writer/performer and a founding member of the LA-based comedy troupe, The Groundlings, and an original cast member on Saturday Night Live. She is on the board of San Francisco Sketchfest, an alternative comedy festival now celebrating its 20th year.

She enjoys a prolific career in animation voice over for numerous box office hits, including Despicable Me 3, Monsters, Inc. and The Secret Life of Pets, to name a few. She has written for Esquire, McSweeneys, The Believer and the Jewish Journal.

In 2021, she wrote and narrated an audiobook memoir, May You Live in Interesting Times.