Kipp Friedman (born 1960) is a native New Yorker who holds B.A.s in History and Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of the childhood memoir, Barracuda in the Attic (Fantagraphics). He has reported for several newspapers including the Jewish World in South Florida. Kipp has worked in public relations for G.E. and as marketing director at the Jewish Community Center in Milwaukee. He is also a professional photographer. Kipp resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with his wife, Anne. They have a son, Max, who is an architect.