Amy Silverberg

Writer / Comedian


Amy Silverberg is a writer and stand-up comedian based in Los Angeles.

Writing: She's currently a Doctoral fellow in Fiction at the University of Southern California, where she teaches. Her writing has appeared in various magazines, and will be anthologized in Best American Short Stories 2018 edited by Roxane Gay. She's currently at work on a collection of short stories and a novel. In addition to fiction, she writes jokes, humor, book reviews, essays, sketches, and scripts—some of which can be found on this site. What doesn't Amy write? Romance.

Comedy: Amy was a New Face at Just For Laughs in 2018. She co-hosts two monthly stand-up shows: Bitchface Comedy in Pasadena and Wolf Den in Silverlake. She has a set at Comedy Dynamic's Coming to the Stage available on Pluto TV. She also has a set on Inside Joke with Asif Ali coming out on Amazon Prime.

Most importantly, she was once a contestant on Wheel of Fortune, during which she correctly guessed the phrase "He's Just Not That Into You" but still didn't win. She likes animals doing human activities.