Irving Ruan is a writer and comedian.

His work has been published in The New Yorker, McSweeney's, Funny Or Die, The Bold Italic, Weekly Humorist, and elsewhere. He is also an editor for Slackjaw and a member of the San Francisco Writers' Grotto.

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.

Irving lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.