Ned Vizzini

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Edison Price "Ned" Vizzini (April 4, 1981 - December 19, 2013) was an American writer. He is best known for writing It's Kind of a Funny Story. In 2010 a movie of the novel was released. Vizzini had depression. He spent a week in a psychiatric hospital in 2004 after he called a suicide hotline. He based It's Kind of a Funny Story on his experience there. Vizzini was found dead on December 19, 2013 in New York. He had killed himself by jumping off a building.[1]

Early life[change | change source]

Vizzini was born in Brooklyn in New York City. He went to Stuyvesant High School.

Career[change | change source]

Vizzini's first book It's Kind of a Funny Story was published in 2006.

References[change | change source]

  1. Kellogg, By Carolyn. "Writer Ned Vizzini has died at 32".

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