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Might Be Stork-Raving Mad

Tracy Curtis is an award-winning author, speaker and former syndicated humor columnist for The McClatchy Company, nationwide. She wrote over 500 columns for the Charlotte Observer, and published a Humor Me trilogy of gift books, collections of her columns from the last decade about the imperfection of motherhood. 


Trophy MomBeach Bummed and Holidazed were released in 2016, and Holidazed was awarded a national 2016 Independent Publisher Book Award. In 2017, Tracy was announced as a top ten finalist in the Anna Lefler/Erma Bombeck Humorist-in-Residence writing competition that drew over 400 applicants from six countries. She was signed in 2019 by ICM Talent and Literary agency and her debut novel Wit Happens is currently out on submission. 

Prior to becoming a writer, Tracy enjoyed a fifteen-year career in radio, television and film. A former CNN Producer, she was nominated for both a Cable Ace Award in News Special/Series and an Emmy Award in News Coverage. 


A public speaker and writing instructor, Tracy speaks to literary groups, writing clubs, business organizations, and teaches humor writing workshops. She has presented at the annual Writers Digest Conference in New York, and has performed standup at The Comedy Zone. 


Tracy lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband, two sons and three step-children. And when she’s not writing? She’s unloading the dishwasher!

"If 40 is the new 30, and size 2 is the new 4, then Exhausted is the new Sexy."


Tracy Lee Curtis

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