Sara Benincasa

Johanna Lawshea

Sara Benincasa is a comedian and author of the books “Great” and “Agorafabulous!: Dispatches From My Bedroom (William Morrow Paperbacks). “Agorafabulous!” is based on her critically acclaimed solo show about of how a terrified young woman (her) evolved into a (relatively) high-functioning professional smartass. Her comedy has won praise from the Chicago Tribune, CNN, The Guardian, and the New York Times. Benincasa has a degree in Creative Writing from Warren Wilson College in Asheville, N.C. She has an M.A. in Secondary School Education from Teachers College at Columbia University. She travels frequently to speak to college students about mental health awareness.