Ranjit Souri is an improviser and comedy writer who has performed on stages throughout the USA. He has co-written numerous comedy shows for the stage with the comedy troupes Cupid Players, Siblings of Doctors, and Stir-Friday Night!, and is a member of the dramatic improvisational ensemble doubleplay. Ranjit co-hosts the comedic literary podcast Tomefoolery, and works as a magazine-essayist, and is a contributing essayist to Chicago Public Radio. His essay "Fireworks and Beethoven" was named a Notable Essay in the book The Best American Essays 2007. He is an ACT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, and SAT instructor with Aardvark Prep in Chicago. Ranjit has an MBA from Columbia University and a B.S. in Accounting from Case Western Reserve University.