Karen Hemmerle is a writer living in Denver, CO. She is a produced screenwriter whose current film The French American is finalizing casting and will shoot in 2015. She co-wrote and co-produced the 2008 documentary Dandy Kids, which screened for the U.S. Congress, at their request. She is a screenwriter, screenwriting coach, script doctor, essayist and monologist. In 2013, she wrote a series of articles for seniorcare.com about living with and caring for an elderly parent. She wrote the article What I’m Loving Lately for the 2015 debut edition of the magazine West Colfax Lately.
Her monologue “A Love Story of Sorts” was featured at the May 2013 Stories on Stage show “Love Stories and Other Disasters” at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. Her monologue “The 24 Hour Intimate Position” won the Stories on Stage writing contest for their September 13, 2014 show “Ain’t Life Grand?”
Karen is currently writing the book, Goodbye to the Fat Girl, about her experiences losing both her physical fat girl, and the inner emotional fat girl that causes so many to regain the weight they lose. The Facebook page for the book is http://www.facebook.com/GoodbyeToTheFatGirl and her blog about the book is at http://goodbyetothefatgirl.wordpress.com/.
Name: Karen Hemmerle