About Robert Karmon

Robert Karmon is an award winning playwright, published poet, short story writer and published screenwriter, who has worked on screenplays for Columbia pictures, CBS and Eddie Murphy Production. He was a member of Playwrights Horizon and Edward Albee’s Playwrights Unit. His plays have been staged at Brown University, New York’s Playwrights Horizons, where both his plays, “Demons” and “The Conditioning of Charlie One,” were performed. His play, “The Waiting Room…” about the tragic life of 20th Century physicist, Paul Ehrenfest, was chosen by Urban Stages theatre for their “New Works for a New Season” and was later staged at The Workshop Theatre Company as part of their “Plays in Progress” program. His play “Caliban and Miranda,” won Atlanta’s Clayton State Theatre International Playwriting award. He has seen his plays staged at La Mama’s Extension Theatre, and Long Island’s Arena Players and in many regional theatres around the country. As a Professor of Literature and Creative Writing, he has taught at Temple University, Queens College, Hunter college, and is currently Professor Emeritus of Literature and Creative Writing at Nassau Community College in Garden City, Long Island. His book, Isaac was recently published by Pleasure Boat Studio. He is married with two daughters and three grandchildren.


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