David Iserson

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David Iserson
Born (1977-12-03) December 3, 1977 (age 41)
Freehold, New Jersey, United States
NationalityUnited States
EducationNorthwestern University
GenreComedy, Dramedy, Drama
Notable worksMad Men
Mr. Robot
New Girl
Up All Night
Saturday Night Live
SpouseAllis Markham

David Iserson (born December 3, 1977) is an American novelist, screenwriter, television writer, and producer living in Los Angeles, CA with his wife, Allis Markham, a prominent taxidermist. When he was twenty five, he was hired to write on the 2003-2004 season of Saturday Night Live. He has since written and produced episodes of Mr. Robot, Mad Men, New Girl, Up All Night, and United States of Tara. In 2014, his debut young adult fiction novel, Firecracker, was chosen as one of Rolling Stone's "40 Best YA Novels."[1][2][3][4]

Background and career[edit]

Iserson attended Northwestern University, where he graduated with a degree in Communications from its Radio/Television/Film program.[5]

Writing credits[edit]


Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Books USA, published Iserson's first YA novel, Firecracker in 2013.[6]


In 2007, Iserson appeared on "The Spokesman" (Episode 338) of This American Life, discussing his teenage appearance in his father's local TV ad.[7]


  1. ^ "When Holden Met Katniss: The 40 Best YA Novels". Rolling Stone. Retrieved July 21, 2015.
  2. ^ "New Girl & SNL Writer David Iserson Talks Novels vs. Screenplays". Spylight. Retrieved July 21, 2015.
  3. ^ "David Iserson". IMDB. Retrieved July 21, 2015.
  4. ^ "Allis Markham, Hollywood Taxidermy's Rising Star". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved July 21, 2015.
  5. ^ "Lectures and Speeches". Northwestern University School of Communication. Retrieved July 21, 2015.
  6. ^ "'New Girl' writer David Iserson on his funny YA novel 'Firecracker'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved July 21, 2015.
  7. ^ "338 - The Spokesman". This American Life. Retrieved July 21, 2015.

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