Carrie is the author of the forthcoming Horse Girl novel for Penguin Random House as well as The Flying Flamingo Sisters, landing soon on Audible. As a journalist and essayist, she has written for The New York Times, The Atlantic, Cosmopolitan, The New York Post, McSweeney's, Architectural Digest, Condé Nast Traveler and NPR's UnFictional.
Carrie is an alum of The Groundlings comedy theatre and has appeared Inside Amy Schumer. Dang it, *on* Inside Amy Schumer. She served as a staff writer for two Nickelodeon comedy variety shows and performed her own sketch show, Midwestern Wisdom, at the Comedy Central Stage in Los Angeles. Her essays on awkwardness are featured in the book Mortified: Life is a Battlefield.
Carrie grew up on the windswept plains of Nebraska and has been lucky enough to circle the globe since then — from the tropical jungles of Papua New Guinea to the windswept deserts of Arabia.