Carmen is a British-Lebanese writer, who grew up in Beirut and has been London-based for the last ten years. In 2022, her latest play THE CLIMBERS premiered at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, and THE MALADIES, made with the Almeida Theatre young company, premiered at The Yard Theatre.
In 2017 Carmen was a winner of the Channel 4 Playwrights’ Scheme, on which she was attached to the Finborough Theatre, where her play DUBAILAND previously premiered. She was previously a member of the Orange Tree Writers Collective and the Royal Court’s Playwriting Group. In 2015 her play THE HOUSE OF MY FATHER was long-listed for the Burntwood Prize.
Carmen is currently under commission to the Kiln Theatre, Almeida Theatre, Hampstead Theatre, Sky Productions, and is adapting Booker Prize shortlisted novel BURNT SUGAR by Avni Doshi, for the Lot Productions.