Kristen Palmer's plays include Once Upon a Bride There was a Forest, Things You Can Do, Local Story, Departures, and All the Girls Love Bobby Kennedy. Her writing has been produced and/or developed by Soho Rep, Orlando Shakespeare Festival, Women’s Project/WP Theater, New Georges, Capital Rep, FLUX Ensemble, The Brick, Live Girls! Theater, and Circle X among others. Awards include a Jerome Fellowship at the Playwrights Center, the Goldberg and Zarkower Prizes at Hunter College, and two CT State Artist Awards. She is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild. She currently teaches theater and playwriting and has developed theater programs for youth in NYC, DC, Minneapolis, Seattle and CT.