Aparna Nancherla

Aparna Nancherla started out doing comedy in her hometown of Washington, D.C. and currently resides in New York City, where most recently she was a writer and regular correspondent on FX’s Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. She is an alumna of the NBC Stand Up for Diversity program, and in 2013 was one of the breakout New Faces at the prestigious Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. She has since performed all over the U.S., including Portland’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest, Bentzen Ball, Aspen’s Rooftop Comedy Festival, and The Great American Comedy Festival. She has also been a contributing writer for NPR, Reader’s Digest, The Huffington Post, The Washington Post Magazine, XM Radio, and Slate V. She can regularly be seen performing at the Upright Citizen’s Brigades in LA and NYC.