Profile picture for user mcarter
Michelle Carter

Michelle Carter is a playwright from San Francisco. Sadly, she finds it validating to add that her plays have received the Susan Glaspell Award, Backstage Garland Awards, the PEN West Award, and the PEN USA Literary Award in Drama. She's currently at work on the libretto for DREAMSPIEL: A Ukulele Opera, a collaboration with The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain. She has published a novel with Penguin Books.

On Validation
Essay

On Validation

27 February 2012

Michelle Carter meditates on the value of validation and criticism to an artist.