Karen Joy Pangantihon is an author of endless love letters. She identifies as an Artist obsessed with romance, daydreaming, and interpreting matters of the heart. Her life is her masterpiece and Magnum Opus, her devotion is her oeuvre. Karen has toured nationally in theatre productions as a member of Actors’ Equity Association. She has worked as a Burlesque Performer under stage name “Dalaga Boom Boom”, a retail salesperson, a bartender, events support, a production assistant for several seasons of Fashion Week in NYC, a chorus and teaching Artist for students of all ages with organizations that have sought empowering the youth alongside fighting for social justice issues, activism and holism, as well as a music facilitator and community support provider for adults with disabilities. Born in Miami, Florida, currently living in NYC. Cinephile. Karen Joy is Filipina American.