Irving Ruan is a writer and comedian.

He graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a degree in Computer Science and has studied improv, sketch writing, and satire at The Second City in Chicago.

His work has been published in McSweeney's, Funny Or Die, The Bold ItalicWeekly HumoristRobot ButtThe Cooper Review, The Six Fifty, and elsewhere. He is also an editor for Slackjaw and a member of the San Francisco Writers' Grotto.

Irving lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.