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Humor Writer of the Month: Riane Konc

Riane Konc is a Cincinnati-based humor writer and occasional essayist, who is part of the faculty for the Oct. 29-31 Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop.

She’s a frequent contributor to the New Yorker, and her work has also appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, McSweeney’s, Mad Magazine, Reductress, Paste Magazine, Parents Magazine and more. Paste Magazine recently named her one of the “best humorists writing today.”

She teaches satire and humor writing online for Second City, and her first book, a “choose your own adventure”-style parody called Build Your Own Christmas Movie Romance, came out in 2019.

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