Jen Kirkman is a comedian, author, television writer, and actor. Her comedy specials are streaming now on Netflix; “I’m Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine)” was hailed by the Atlantic as the best of 2015. “And perhaps best of all….Jen Kirkman’s I’m Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine), a searing, open-hearted work about growing older and pushing back against cultural norms.” – The Atlantic. Her second comedy special, “Just Keep Livin’?” was recognized internationally, “Kirkman is at her hard-hitting finest in her latest Netflix project. [She] is one of the slickest in the business at what she does.” – Telegraph.co.uk
Jen has been touring nationally and internationally as a solo stand-up comedian for over a decade.
Jen is a WGA award winner writer for her work on seasons 1 and 2 of The Amazon Prime series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. She’s written for sitcoms and late-night shows as well such as NBC’s Perfect Couples, E!’s Chelsea Lately, and Adult Swim’s The Eric Andre Show.
Jen has made appearances on Chelsea Lately, Drunk History, CONAN, Lights Out with David Spade, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, The View, The Wendy Williams Show. She’s voiced many characters Cartoon Network cult-hit “Home Movies.” She also appeared in the 2017 Reese Witherspoon feature film “Home Again.”
Jen currently hosts a popular weekly podcast called Having Funlessness with Jen Kirkman.