About

Rachel Van Nes is a comedy writer, artist, and performer. She was raised on an almond farm in Modesto, CA, and after a 6-year-long stint in Portland, she laid down her roots in Los Angeles.

She writes for Pencilmation, the third most viewed Youtube Channel of 2019. Her writing has also been featured in The Reductress, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and The New Yorker. She recently had a pilot optioned by Paradoxical Productions.

Rachel studied improv, sketch and satire at UCB and Second City and has spent the past 4 years writing and performing at UCB LA. She is participated in the 2020 season of Sugar Lyn Beard and Lauren Coggiola’s pilot incubation program and performed at UCB LA (RIP) with her much beloved Harold Team, Bitchin’.

 

Rachel reads the end of every book first. Please don't be mad!