Tess Barker

Tess Barker is a Los Angeles based writer and comedian. Tess is a nationally touring comedian, and has appeared at the Comedy Central Stage and at clubs and colleges throughout the country. Her sketch comedy has been staged at The Groundlings and Improv Olympic in Los Angeles. She holds a B.A. in Screenwriting from Loyola Marymount, and recently adapted the international bestselling true story Sold, for the screen for Just Bee Films. Tess wrote the book and lyrics for Time Between Us, an original two person musical, which premiered in New York as part of the 2011 New York Musical Theater festival, where it was named Critic’s Pick, and has since enjoyed a number of regional productions. She is a writer for MTV's Guy Code blog, and has been featured on Huffington Post's Funniest Women on Twitter. She is one of the producers and hosts of Lady to Lady, a popular podcast and live talk show at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade in Los Angeles. (tessbarker.com)