Courtney Maum is the humor columnist behind Electric Literature’s “Celebrity Book Review,” a frequent contributor of satirical essays about the writing life for Tin House magazine, and a book reviewer for Bomb. She additionally works as a corporate namer, trend forecaster and brand strategist for a number of different agencies, and writes screenplays with her husband, the French film director, Diego Ongaro. Her work has recently won awards from Hobart, The Cupboard, Folio magazine and the Cannes Film Festival, and has appeared online or in print in a number of places. A Literary Death Match champion, her short story “Clarins” was a 2011 Million Writers Award notable story. She has just finished a novel written entirely from the point of view of one of the celebrities she channeled for Electric Literature. You can find her on Twitter at @cmaum or read some of her work at http://courtneymaum.tumblr.com/ .