Michelle Carter

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Michelle Carter
Born 1961 (age 60–61)
Nationality USA
Occupation playwright, professor

Michelle Carter is a playwright and professor of creative writing, best known for controversial plays.[1] She has won multiple awards for her writing.

She wrote a play about the unabomber, entitled "Ted Kaczynski Killed People With Bombs".[2] Her play "How to pray" is said to trigger discussion about abortion.[3]

Other works include "Hillary and Soon-Yi Shop for Ties".[4]


  1. "Michelle Carter". San Francisco State University. Archived from the original on 2020-09-27 accessdate = 2021-12-19. https://web.archive.org/web/20200927155302/https://creativewriting.sfsu.edu/people/faculty/michelle-carter. 
  2. "Ted Kaczynski Killed People With Bombs: A Play With Seven Songs, One Reprise and Three Epiphanies". Dramatic Publishing. Archived from the original on 2021-12-19. https://web.archive.org/web/20211219221935/https://www.dramaticpublishing.com/browse/full-length-plays/ted-kaczynski-killed-people-bombs-a-play. Retrieved 2021-12-19. 
  3. Lily Janiak (2021-09-14). "An abortion play with a happy ending helps a sometime Texan parse the state’s new law and her own past". San Francisco Chronicle. Archived from the original on 2021-09-14. https://web.archive.org/web/20210914175339/https://datebook.sfchronicle.com/theater/an-abortion-play-with-a-happy-ending-helps-a-sometime-texan-parse-the-states-new-law-and-her-own-past. Retrieved 2021-12-19. "Now I realize that much of the anxiety I’d felt had little to do with the realities of the procedure. I had been projecting based on the way we typically tell stories about abortion, which led me to seek an alternate narrative by San Francisco playwright and longtime San Francisco State University Professor Michelle Carter." 
  4. "Hillary and Soon-Yi Shop for Ties". Dramatic Publishing. Archived from the original on 2021-12-19. https://web.archive.org/web/20211219221811/https://www.dramaticpublishing.com/browse/full-length-plays/hillary-and-soon-yi-shop-for-ties. Retrieved 2021-12-19.