Kara Lee Corthron

Kara Lee Corthron is an award-winning New York City based playwright. A Julliard alumna, she is an instructor at Primary Stages’ Einhorn School of Performing Arts and has taught at the MFA and BFA playwriting programs at Ohio University, NYU-Tisch, Rutgers, and Spalding University.

Books by this Author

The Truth of Right Now

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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Be kind.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. My hair. According to my friends, it’s unmistakable even from a sizable distance.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I am a superb listener. Everyone says so. Even people I have no memory of ever listening to.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Like, I know, actually, seriously, awesome, totally, and yeah. I also curse a lot, but I won’t list any of those words here.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. I’m a lucky girl, because I’m doing it!