Ziwe's "The Black Friend" Book Tour
Ziwe is a talented comedian, writer, and actress, who has taken the Internet by storm and captured audiences nationwide with her signature candor, wit, and salient commentary on race and politics in America. She has been named to Forbes 30 Under 30 2021 and received critical acclaim by The New York Times, TIME, and Variety among others.
Ziwe has an impressive career history in the television and comedy fields; she was recently featured on Succession and The Great North, previously a Story Editor on Apple TV+’s Dickinson. She wrote on Showtime’s Desus & Mero, The Onion, and BET’s The Rundown with Robin Thede. Ziwe has built a fanbase in the podcast space as well, as a co-host of Crooked Media’s Hysteria. Ziwe also hosts the hit live event, “Pop Show,” where she performs original pop songs and consistently sells out venues including Brooklyn’s Bell House, the Music Hall of Williamsburg and more.
Ziwe is based in New York City and originally hails from Lawrence, Massachusetts. She began her career as an intern at Comedy Central and quickly rose up the ranks, becoming a late-night TV writer at just 25-years-old.