Kristen Palmer
Affiliated Writer
East Haddam, CT

KRISTEN PALMER’s plays include Once Upon A Bride There Was a Forest, Westward Mutations, The Stray Dog, Local Story, and Departures. They have been produced in New York City, Los Angeles, Seattle, and elsewhere. She has been a Women’s Project Lab Member collaborating on the off-Broadway production We Play For The Gods, a Jerome Fellow at the Playwrights Center, New Georges associate artist, Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab Member, and a company member of Printer’s Devil Theatre in Seattle. She is a graduate of Bretton Hall College in Yorkshire, England and holds an MFA from Hunter College where she studied with Tina Howe and Mark Bly and won both the Zarkower and Goldberg Prizes.  She is currently the Artistic Director of Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater.


Kristen Palmer's, THINGS YOU CAN DO, will have its world-premiere, directed by Live Girls! founder and Artistic Director Meghan Arnette. The play was read as part of The Construction Zone 2015 series under the title The Melting Point, and was selected to be fully produced in ACTLab's 2016 season.