Ingrid Ostby



Ingrid is a writer and comedian who lives in Brooklyn, New York. She’s been a contributing writer for Reductress since its holy birth in 2013. Her writing has been published in The New Yorker, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and more. She’s also written for Veep producer-director Stephanie Laing.

Her tweets have been featured in EsquireTimeCollege HumorFunny or DieSlateHuffington PostElleElle UK, CosmopolitanWashington PostTelegraphThe Guardian, and Buzzfeed, among others — if that’s something that matters to you.

Ingrid performs characters and reads humor essays at venues across the city. She’s been on sketch and improv house ensembles at the Magnet Theater for a long-ass time, and she’s studied at every notable improv and sketch theater in New York and Chicago.