Alan Katz

Alan Katz has been a print and television comedy writer for more than twenty years. In addition to being a multiple Emmy nominee for his work on The Rosie O’Donnell Show and Disney’s “Raw Toonage,” he has written for children’s programming on Nickelodeon, ABC Television, Warner Brothers Animation’s Taz-Mania, and many others. Alan is the author of several adult humor books; he has written humorous essays for The New York Times and other publications. Alan lives in Weston, Connecticut, with his journalist wife, Rose, and their children Simone, Andrew, Nathan, and David. Visit him online at AlanKatzBooks.com.

Books by this Author

That Stinks!
Poems I Wrote When No One Was Looking
Me! Me! Mine!
Mosquitoes Are Ruining My Summer!
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Keep reading, keep laughing.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. I'd like to meet Abner Doubleday and thank him for inventing baseball. I'd also sing him songs from "Going, Going, Gone," 'cause I get the sense he'd love parody tunes about sports.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. My best quality is my ability the humor in any situation.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. My greatest achievement is developing the ability to make people laugh.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Writing is pretty much all I do.

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