Katie Nguyen is a writer and comedian living in Portland, Oregon. Her writing has been featured in The New Yorker, you can hear her stand-up on SiriusXM radio, and she is a regular at Helium Comedy Club. Katie has opened for Maria Bamford, Todd Barry, Matt Braunger, Ron Funches, and performed at festivals including Limestone, Out of Bounds, 10,000 Laughs, Asheville, SF Sketchfest, Stumptown, All Jane, and Bridgetown.
Katie teaches comedy classes at Helium and Portland Center Stage, and offers free/sliding-scale workshops specifically for BIPOC. She has twice been chosen as one of the Portland Mercury's Geniuses of Comedy, and was named the winner of Willamette Week's Funniest Five in 2021.
Katie was a writer and the host of the PBS Kids series Mega Wow. She also co-wrote and starred in a semi-autobiographical short film, Crouching Comic.