Simon Dodd (born 7 June 1959) is an Australian comedy writer and the recipient of ten Australian Writers' Guild AWGIE Awards as part of the writing team behind such successful TV series as Good News Week and The Glass House. His list of credits includes many popular Australian comedy TV shows from the late 1980s up until today. Over the years he has played a hand in making humorous heavyweights such as Andrew Denton, Doug Mulray, Paul McDermott, Wil Anderson and Amanda Keller appear even funnier than they would have otherwise. More recently Simon has been co-writer with Bruce Griffiths of 26 episodes of the animated TV series The Flamin’ Thongs. Simon is also the author of the novel Death By Muttonbird and the stage play Plaything. He has also written features for the Sydney Morning Herald and HQ Magazine, as well as a number of travel pieces for lifestyle magazines. Simon lives in Waverton, New South Wales with his wife, magazine editor Margaret Megard, and their Burmese Blue cat, Mymble.