Cover Photo: This photograph looks up at the buildings on a classic Brooklyn street. In the foreground, green tree leaves look yellowish in the bright sun.
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Excerpt from ‘Exile in Brooklyn’

This excerpt was written by MJ Kaufman in A. E. Osworth’s 12-Month Novel Generator.


Exile in Brooklyn

MJ Kaufman is queer, trans Jewish playwright living in Brooklyn/Lenapehoking. They hold an MFA from Yale School of Drama and were a 2019 MacDowell Colony Fellow, and a 2022 Lambda Literary Award finalist. As a television-writer they have written for Netflix. Currently, they are an Assistant Professor of Dramatic Writing at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Exile in Brooklyn is their first novel.