Jeanne Darst is a writer and performer whose plays have been performed in her living room in Brooklyn, a barn in Vermont, bars on the lower east side, an eco-resort in Hawaii, a hotel lounge in Vieques, an art gallery in downtown LA, and a Republican’s house in Palm Beach.

Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, the New York Times magazine and she is a regular contributor to the radio program This American Life.

Her first book, Fiction Ruined My Family, was published by Riverhead Books in October, 2011.