Irving Ruan is a writer, performer, and storyteller.

He graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a degree in Computer Science.

Currently, he is a contributing writer at The Cooper Review and Slackjaw. His work has been published in McSweeney's, Funny Or Die, The Six Fifty, and elsewhere. He also writes on Medium.

He studied improv, sketch writing, and satire at Second City in Chicago.

Irving lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.