Simon Rich has had an incredibly prolific career so far—at the ripe old age of 28. He has written comedy for the New Yorker, Pixar, Saturday Night Live (Rich was the youngest writer for the show), The Believer, and various movie studios. He is the author of two collections, Free-Range Chickens and Ant Farm, which was nominated for the Thurber Prize for American Fiction. His first novel, Elliot Allagash, was optioned for film by Jason Reitman. Rich lives in Brooklyn.