"Kari Morris' writing has verve, specificity and heart. She examines corners of the human experience ... that others have yet to illuminate, and she does it all while letting us see how ridiculous we can be when we're at our most earnest."

  - award winning writer Laura Maria Censabella 



Representative Sample


    Into the Blue

              (one act)



Mia moves to a snow-stranded house to finally have some peace. Her girlfriend's ghost has moved there first, and peace is the last thing on her mind. 


  • Best Short Play, Pride Films and Plays Womens' Work Weekend (Chicago, IL)

  • Official Selection, Theater Out's Briefs: a Festival of Short Plays (Santa Ana, CA)




                       (short film)

Sara has two vaginas. She's never been intimate with anyone ... except her pillow. Until love peeks through her window (literally). Will Sara find the courage to reveal herself?


  • finalist, Academy Award-qualifying USA Film Festival






(short film)
*photo credit Pride Films and Plays* 

In 1951, Violet and Milly make a love promise over a penny. In 2015, the promise comes due, and Violet must face a heartbreaking reality. 

  • winner, Best Screenplay, Fargo Moorehead LGBT Film Festival

  • first place, North By Midwest Microbudget Film Festival


         The Girl Who Could See 

               (middle grade novel)

When her older sister is swallowed by a New York City rock, Aisling's special sight is her only hope for escape.


* books 2 and 3 in development*

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