Aparna started out doing comedy in her hometown of Washington D.C. and now resides in New York City. She can be seen in the forthcoming seasons of Love on Netflix, Inside Amy on Comedy Central and Seeso’s stand up series Night Train with Wyatt Cenac. Other television appearances include season 2 of Comedy Central’s Meltdown as well as Adam Devine’s House Party.
In 2013, she made her late night stand up debut on TBS’s Conan and was one of the breakout New Faces at the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. Her TV writing credits include Late Night with Seth Meyers as well as being a regular correspondent/writer on FX’s Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. She is also an alumna of the NBC Stand Up for Diversity program and currently headlines throughout North America and has been seen at a number of festivals including Portland’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Maui Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest, Bentzen Ball, Outside Lands, Aspen’s Rooftop Comedy Festival and The Great American Comedy Festival.
She has also been featured on and in NPR, Reader’s Digest, The Huffington Post, The Washington Post Magazine, XM Radio, and Slate V. She can regularly be seen performing at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade’s in LA and NYC. Her debut album will be released in summer 2016 by Tig Notaro and Secretly Canadian.