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Judy Brown

Judy Brown wrote the controversial novel Hush–a finalist for the 2011 Sydney Taylor Award for outstanding book on the Jewish experience–under a pseudonym because of feared backlash from the
Chassidic world. Brown’s identity has since been revealed and she has left Chassidism. She has been profiled in The New York Times Magazine and has written for the Huffington Post and the Jewish Daily Forward. She holds a master’s in creative writing and lives in New York City.
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