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• Buy my hilarious, heartfelt new book of essays, REAL ARTISTS HAVE DAY JOBS. Library Journal praises its "fun and sound advice" and says, "It’s hard to imagine an actual self-help book could be more inspirational." Publishers Weekly celebrates its "humor" and "earnestness." Makes a great gift for the wandering soul in your life (maybe that's you!)

• DC TRIP WILL BE A FILM. I am writing said screenplay.

• Order my hilarious, sexy novel DC TRIP from Adaptive Books. Library Journal calls it "a fantastic add to fiction collections!"

• "Comedian, author, and internet hero Sara Benincasa" - Buzzfeed

• Buzzfeed named GREAT one of 15 YA Novels To Watch Out For This Spring.

• Teen Vogue named GREAT one of The 15 Most Exciting YA Books Coming Out This Year. "A contemporary retelling of The Great Gatsby, this clever steeped in scandal, drama, and undeniable page-turning appeal."

• Flavorwire named me one of 25 Female Comedians Everyone Should Know. I'm in pretty kickass company.

• Publisher's Weekly calls my memoir, Agorafabulous!, "funny and unflinchingly honest" and Kirkus Reviews says it's "a blisteringly funny yet affecting debut memoir...fabulously quirky and outrageous." Read more!

"Utterly Hilarious"
"Delightfully loopy"
"Freaking hilarious"

About Sara

Sara Benincasa is a comedian and the author of "Real Artists Have Day Jobs" (William Morrow 2016) as well as the books "DC Trip," (Adaptive 2015) "Great" (HarperTeen 2014) and "Agorafabulous!: Dispatches From My Bedroom" (William Morrow 2012). She also wrote a very silly book called "Tim Kaine Is Your Nice Dad" (2016). She is currently adapting "DC Trip" as a film with producers Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa ("Little Miss Sunshine," "Nebraska," "Election"), Van Toffler, and Adaptive Studios; "Agorafabulous!" for TV with Diablo Cody; and "Great" for TV with Muse Entertainment. She was born and raised in New Jersey and graduated from Warren Wilson College and Columbia University Teachers College. She lives in Los Angeles. read more