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Karen T. Hartline is a playwright and screenwriter living in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Her plays have been performed in theatres and festivals around the country.  She is a member of the Playground-SF writers pool, where her plays such as Home Front and Anything Helps have been performed in the Monday Night Series at Berkeley Rep. her play It's Alarming was a finalist for the prestigious 2018 Heideman Award at the Actors Theatre of Louisville.  Other award winning plays include Life, After Life, which won the Frostburg One-Act Play Competition and Pulling the Plug, which was a finalist at Piano Fight’s ShortLived Series in San Francisco. Her full-length play Say Goodbye to Soup was chosen by the Dramatist Guild in their Friday Night Footlights series and in the Playwrights Slam at the TCG Conference in LA. Karen has also worked as Features Editor for New York Moves magazine and has written for Bay Area publications including Oakland Magazine and Parents Press and was a staff writer for What You Can Do, a documentary web series.  And through all of this, she's been a homeschooling mom.