DC Pierson is a comedian, author, and actor. His first novel, “The Boy Who Couldn’t Sleep And Never Had To” (Vintage Contemporary) won an Alex Award for adult books with special appeal for teen readers from the American Library Association. His second book, “Crap Kingdom” was published March 2013 by Viking. He has performed his one-person storytelling shows “DC Pierson Is Bad At Girls” and “DC Pierson Will Steal Your Girlfriend” at such places as San Francisco Sketchfest and the UCB Theater on both coasts to sold out crowds. DC is one-fifth of DERRICK, a sketch comedy group whose videos have been seen over 250 million times on YouTube. He co-wrote and co-starred in DERRICK’s feature film,”Mystery Team” which debuted at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. He has appeared in films like “Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier” and “The To-Do List,” shows like “Community,” “Weeds,” and “Key & Peele,” and various commercials. He has written for award shows such as the MTV Movie Awards and Video Music Awards, MTVU’s Woody Awards, CMT’s Country Music Television Awards, VH-1’s Critic’s Choice Awards, as well as Comedy Central’s “The Jeselnik Offensive.” He is a member of The Upright Citizens Brigade’s legendary Wednesday Night Brew Crew. He publishes short stories, poems, and un-asked-for opinions on his website, www.dcpierson.com.