Melanie Chartoff

Melanie Chartoff

Beginning as an actor on and Off Broadway, Melanie Chartoff is best known for the many characters she created on Fridays, Seinfeld, Newhart, Parker Lewis Can’t Lose, Weird Science, Wise Guy and Rugrats. Recently published in McSweeney's, Medium, Entropy, Purple Clover, The Jewish Journal, Funny Times, Five on the Fifth, Glint, Entropy, Verdad, Bluestem, Evening Street Journal, Avalon Review, Mused, Jewlarious, Defenestration, Better after 50, Living the Second Act, and two editions of Chicken Soup for the Soul (Simon and Schuster), Odd Woman Out is her first book.