Patricia Marx: Hachette Speakers Bureau

Patricia Marx

New Yorker Writer and Humorist

Patricia Marx has been contributing to The New Yorker since 1989. She is a former writer for “Saturday Night Live” and “Rugrats,” and is the author of several books, including the novels “Starting from Happy” and “Him Her Him Again the End of Him” (both of which were finalists for the Thurber Prize), numerous children’s books, among them “Now Everybody Really Hates Me” and “Meet My Staff" and and the humor book How To Regain Your Virginity. Her latest book, “Let’s Be Less Stupid: An Attempt to Maintain My Mental Faculties,” was published in July, 2015. Marx was the first woman elected to the Harvard Lampoon. She has taught screenwriting and humor writing at Princeton, New York University, and Stonybrook University, but mainly she does errands and looks things up on Wikipedia. She was the recipient of a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship.

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