Laura Burns is a writer, comedian, and human being. Her essays and poems have appeared in The Rumpus, Funny not Slutty, and Out of Stock, and she has performed improv, sketch, musical, and solo comedy at all sorts of fun places like ImprovBoston, Laugh Boston, and The Comedy Studio. Laura’s web series, Cooking Alone, was an official selection of the 2016 Funny Women Festival in LA, and her sketch group, Friends of Gertrude, was named 2012 Best Sketch Comedy Group by the Boston Comedy Examiner.