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

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Be kind.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?



Q. What do you regret most?

A. Any time I hurt someone’s feelings. I also regret that my mother will never get to read any of my work.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Jane Eyre

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Does speaking French fluently count as a talent? If yes, then that. If no, then playing the violin . . . well.


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