MJ Kaufman

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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.


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.
Excerpt from ‘Exile in Brooklyn’

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

Nov 30, 2022