Mimi Pond

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Mimi Pond
OccupationWriter, cartoonist, illustrator
NationalityUnited States
Notable work"Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire"
SpouseWayne White

Mimi Pond is an American cartoonist. She wrote the first episode of The Simpsons ("Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire"). Producers did not allow her to write more episodes because she is a woman.[1] She wrote two memoirs. She wrote Over Easy in 2014[2] and The Customer is Always Wrong in 2017.[3]

She is married to the artist Wayne White. They have two children, Woodrow and Lulu White.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Loughrey, Clarisse (17 August 2017). "The Simpsons: Writer of first episode says she was kept out of the writer's room for being a woman". The Independent. Retrieved 17 August 2017.
  2. Matheson, Whitney (April 14, 2014). "Q&A: Cartoonist and 'Over Easy' author Mimi Pond". USA Today. Retrieved January 14, 2021.
  3. Staeger, Rob (August 26, 2017). "Interview: Mimi Pond wraps her coming-of-age tale with 'The Customer Is Always Wrong'". The Beat. Retrieved January 14, 2021.
  4. "Wayne White tells his life story one slide at a time". Los Angeles Times. February 9, 2011. Archived from the original on February 22, 2011. Retrieved January 14, 2021.