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Julia Brownell

JULIA BROWNELL is a writer on the acclaimed HBO comedy Hung. This fall, her play All-American will open the 2011-2012 season of Lincoln Center Theater's new works endeavor, LCT3. It starts previews October 24 at the Duke on 42nd Street. For more information, Visit

Julia graduated Amherst College in 2004 with a degree in English and Playwriting. Connie was her thesis advisor, and most of their thesis meetings took place over blueberry pancakes.

Connie Congdon needs to have her mouth washed out with soap

When I was a sophomore at Amherst College considering being an Economics major, I worked on a production of Lanford Wilson’s Sympathetic Magic. One of the actors in the cast, Kim Rosenstock, told me I should take a class with Connie Congdon, “because she’s awesome.” So I did, and my life changed.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2023

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