Tucson Festival of Books

A Pen Dipped in Humor

Joel H. Cohen, a writer for The Simpsons and Saturday Night Live, blends wit and insight in his new book, "The Occasionally Accurate Annals of Football." Jack Allison and Kate Shapiro are debut authors with "Kill the Rich," a satire thriller. All three authors have a gift for making us smile.

Jack Allison

Jack Allison is a Writers Guild of America Award-Winning writer. He has written for Jimmy Kimmel, Academy Awards, Emmy Awards and Funny Or Die. He co-hosts the pop culture podcast "Struggle Session." "Kill The Rich" is his debut novel with Kate Shapiro....


Joel Cohen

Joel H. Cohen, a longtime writer for “The Simpsons," “Saturday Night Live” and “Suddenly Susan,” has carved his literary niche through a blend of wit and profound insight....

Kate Shapiro

Kate Shapiro is a Miami-based writer. She received her Master of Fine Arts in fiction and holds a bachelor's from Tisch School of the Arts and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas....

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Kill the Rich
Jack Allison, Kate Shapiro
Fiction / Literature
September 2023
ISBN 9781955904858
234 pages
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"Kill the Rich is a hilarious hell ride through what feels like an increasingly possible future. More/less

The Occasionally Accurate Annals of Football
The NFL's Greatest Players, Plays, Scandals, and Screw-Ups (Plus Stuff We Totally Made Up)
Joel Cohen
BenBella Books
September 2023
ISBN 9781637743683
240 pages
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