After studying acting and creative writing at Northwestern University, Cara toured as a comedy performer with Healthworks Theatre Company before making the move to LA in hopes of becoming the next Mary Louise Parker. However, she didn't like many of the roles available to women or the treatment of women in Hollywood so, on a dare (and as a fuck you to the patriarchy), Cara wrote a short for herself. That short ended up on the front page of Funny or Die and Cara learned she was a script writer! Since then, she has amassed quite a body of darkly comedic work.
Cara’s spec of FX’s “You’re The Worst” won The 2017 Austin Film Fest and she currently has a TV series in development with National Lampoon. She serves as a freelance writer for Cosmopolitan, Travel and Leisure, and many literary magazines - most notably the prestigious Off Assignment for which she detailed her visit to a Wicked Pictures set and broke down her very candid discussions with sex workers in Downtown LA. Additionally, Cara’s video shorts have been featured in The Guardian, Elizabeth Banks’ WhoHaha, and Zooey Deschanel’s Hellogiggles (amongst others). She has a cat named Brian who is basically the greatest.