Discipline: Literature – fiction

Jennifer Neal

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Berlin, GERMANY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2021

Jennifer Neal is an American/Australian artist, musician, writer, cook, and occasional standup comedian currently living in Berlin. Her writing has appeared in Playboy, NPR, CNN, Gay Magazine, The Establishment, SBS, Atlas Obscura, and many other titles. Her first novel will be published in the spring of 2022.

While at MacDowell, she developed writing and research around her second novel, titled My Pisces Heart, about a hate crime in Berlin that slowly unravels a close-knit network of artists and activists. She also began the editorial process on her first novel, Notes on Her Color. Jennifer is represented by Milly Reilly at the Jo Unwin Literary Agency in London.



Jennifer Neal worked in the Garland studio.

Marian MacDowell and friends originally named this studio in memory of Anna Baetz, the nurse who helped care for Edward MacDowell in the waning years of his life. With generous support from the Garland family, the studio was renovated in 2013 and renamed the Peter and Mary Garland Studio. The inward opening, diamond-pane windows were replaced…

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