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Sam Kahn

Sam Kahn is the author of, among others, the novel Kaleidoscope, short story collections Dirty Stories and Altered States, plays Chatter and Ultraviolence, and essays in AGNI, The Awl, and The Los Angeles Review of Books. As a producer he has had work air on Netflix, Showtime, Paramount+.

Georg Büchner and the Missing Language

Georg Büchner was a rising star in Germany’s 19th century literary scene. A prolific and thought-provoking writer, he was a counterculturalist whose life was cut short; he died at age 23. Two centuries later, writer Sam Kahn explores Büchner’s impact, and how he may be the missing link in the history of theater.

To Gina With Love

Sam Kahn pens a love letter to playwright Gina Gionfriddo, charting her career, inner world of her plays, and the influence she had over his life and writing.


The Brooklyn Rail

OCT 2022

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