Britt Appleton is an illustrator, writer, satirist, public speaker, photographer, and professional personality. She is the author of the recently published illustrated memoir, “Late Bloomer.” Other works by Appleton include, “The David,” a book of comedic essays about the year she spent traveling with David Sedaris, and, “F#$@ YOU,” an illustrated book about bloggers in America.
The movie version of Late Bloomer was recently awarded “Best Movie Ever” at all the festivals. It stars Penelope Cruz as Britt Appleton. Appleton is also known for several films she’s co-written with Tina Fey. She is a frequent contributer to This American Life, and her many illustrations and humor pieces are featured in the New Yorker.
Of all of her accomplishments, Appleton is most proud of being Conan O’Brien’s favorite guest. She splits her time between northern and southern California, with her husband, Javier Bardem, and their golden retriever rescue, Jesse.