Haley Jakobson

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Haley Jakobson is a writer living in Brooklyn. She explores mental health and wellness, queerness, sex and trauma, and bodies, in her work. A poet in the digital era, Haley reaches an audience of twenty thousand readers on her Instagram page (@haleyjakobson). Haley is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Brunch Theatre Company, an inclusive platform for emerging theatre artists. She self-published a book of poetry, Write Like Prayers, in 2017. Haley is represented by Ayla Zuraw-Friedland at David Black Literary Agency. Her first novel, Old Enough, is currently being shopped for acquisition.


Cover Photo: This photo is the center of the Milky Way Galaxy, our home. It depicts the trifid and lagoon nebulas as well as some nice yellow/orange cosmic dust.
Excerpt from ‘Old Enough’

This novel excerpt was written by Haley Jakobson in Lynn Steger Strong’s 12-Month Novel Generator.

Nov 29, 2021