Has written an actually funny joke about abortion. --Bitch Media
An expert at hate-reading Gwyneth Paltrow's blog. —Salon
Sometimes funny, more often mad. — Valerie's mom.
Warm laptop and lap! —Valerie's cat, Henry.
More media shout-outs
And other news...
- 1.2018 Valerie is a finalist in the Erma Bombeck A Hotel Room of One's Own Humorist-in-Residence Program.
- 12.2017 Smile More, the monthly feminist standup comedy show Valerie produces and hosts, gets a shout-out from the Austin American Statesman.
- 10.2017 Valerie is a finalist in Austin Film Festival's Pitch Competition for an original sitcom pilot called Peace Foods.
- 2.2016 Counting Days is a finalist in the Acclaim Script's Fall/Winter 2015 Contest.
- 10.2015 Edgewick Commons and Counting Days are Screencraft Pilot Launch quarter finalists.
- 9.2015 Edgewick Commons (cowritten with Erica Lies) made it on Austin Film Festival's second round list, out of over 8,600 submissions.
- 7.2015 Edgewick Commons takes Second Place in People's Pilot Competition (cash award, yo!).
- 7.2015 Edgewick Commons and Counting Days are finalists in People's Pilot Competition.
- 7.2015 Edgewick Commons (original sitcom pilot cowritten with Erica Lies) and Counting Days (Valerie's solo written original sitcom pilot) are semi finalists in People's Pilot Competition
- 10.2014 Erica and Valerie are pitch finalists in the Austin Film Festival's Pitch Competition for our show State U.
- 10.2014 Girl's "Juggalo" is an Official Finalist in the Hollywood Screenplay Contest.
- 9.2014 State U is a second rounder at the 2014 Austin Film Festival.
- 9.2014 Girl's "Juggalo" is an Official Finalist in the New York Screenplay Contest.
- 8.2014 Girl's "Juggalo" is a 2014 Creative World Awards Finalist.
- 7.2014 State U is a semi finalist in the 2014 People's Pilot Competition.
- 4.2014 Erica and Valerie are finalists in the ATX TV Fest Competition for their original pilot State U!
- 3.2014 The State U pilot Erica Lies and Valerie wrote makes it to the semi-finals of the ATX Television Festival Pitch Competition.
- 3.2014 Valerie's Girl's script "Juggalo" takes 1st Place in Acclaim Script's Fall 2013 Contest (cash award, yo!).
- 2.2014 Valerie is voted favorite female standup at The Institution Theater's annual awards.