Len Jenkin


Len Jenkin is an American novelist, playwright, director, and screenwriter.

His novels include N Judah, New Jerusalem and The Secret Life of Billy's Uncle Myron .

Plays include Dark Ride, Pilgrims of the Night, Careless Love, My Uncle Sam, Limbo Tales, The Dream Express, and Like I Say . His works for the stage have been produced throughout the United States, as well as in England, Germany, France, Denmark, and Japan.

His films include "Blame It On the Night", Welcome to Oblivion", and "American Notes". 

He has received many honors and awards, including three OBIE awards for Directing and Playwriting, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Rockefeller Foundation Award, a nomination for an EMMY Award, and four National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships. Mr. Jenkin holds a PhD in American Literature from Columbia University. He’s a Professor in the Dramatic Writing Department, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, and lives in New York City.


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