Bruce Eric Kaplan

Bruce Eric Kaplan is a writer/producer for television and film. Currently, he works on the HBO show Girls which he has been with for all four seasons. Previously, he worked on Six Feet Under and Seinfeld, among other shows.

He has also been a New Yorker Magazine cartoonist for over twenty years. Some of his New Yorker cartoons have been collected in three collections from Simon & Schuster, the most recent of which was I Love You, I Hate You, I’m Hungry.

He has written and illustrated three children books, beginning with the cult classic Monsters Eat Whiny Children. His second children’s book, Cousin Irv From Mars, has been optioned for a movie by Universal to star Melissa McCarthy. His third children’s book, to be published in June 2014, is called Meaniehead.