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Ross Petras


About the Author

Ross Petras is half of a sibling writing team, along with his sister, Kathy Petras, with over 4.8 million copies of their work in print—including popular “word nerd” books such as the New York Times bestseller You’re Saying It Wrong, That Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means, Very Bad Poetry, and Awkword Moments. The duo host the podcast “You’re Saying It Wrong” with NPR affiliate KMUW. 
The Petras’s work has been featured in diverse media outlets including the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Wall Street Journal, Cosmopolitan, The Washington PostHuffington Post, Bustle, the Atlantic Monthly, the London Times, and McSweeney’s. They have also been guests on hundreds of radio shows as well as television shows and networks, including NPR’s Here and NowGood Morning America, CNN, and Fox & Friends.

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