Lani Rich

Lani Rich

  • Adjunct

    Television, Radio and Film
  • Web Content Manager

    Office of Communications

Lani Diane Rich is an award-winning, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of 12 novels. She has worked as a graphic designer, a marketing executive, an award-winning creative services director and a pyrotechnics specialist.

She started podcasting in 2009, and has recorded more than 500 hours of award-winning storytelling podcasts, engaging in critical analyses of many forms of narrative, including romantic comedies, the Pixar films and the Marvel universe. In 2017, she launched Chipperish Media, where she produces podcasts and YouTube videos focusing on storytelling instruction and pop culture criticism.