Kia Corthron (born May 13, 1961) is an American playwright, activist, television writer, and novelist.

Books in order of publication:

Come Down Burning – 1995

Breath, Boom – 2002

Force Continuum – 2002

Seeking the Genesis -2002

Splash Hatch on the E Going Down – 2003

Light Raise the Roof – 2003

A Cool Dip in the Barren Saharan Crick – 2010

The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter – 2016