Molly Antopol

Longlist, 2014 National Book Awards
Honoree, 2014 5 Under 35

Molly Antopol teaches writing at Stanford University, where she was a recent Stegner Fellow. Selected in 2013 by the National Book Foundation as a 5 Under 35 Author, Antopol has contributed to NPR’s This American Life and All Things Considered, online at The New Yorker, and to many periodicals, including The New Republic, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Elle, Oxford American, One Story, Ecotone, and elsewhere. She lives in San Francisco and is at work on a novel.
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The UnAmericans

ISBN 9780393241136 W.W. Norton & Company

Molly Antopol’s debut story collection takes us from America to Israel to the Soviet Union in critical moments of the last century. An absentee father, a former dissident from communist-era Prague, needles his adult daughter for details about her newly commissioned play when he fears it will cast him in an unflattering light. More about this book >

  • FICTION LONGLIST National Book Awards 2014 >
  • HONOREE 5 Under 35 2014 >

    Selected by Jesmyn Ward >

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Molly Antopol reading at 2013 5Under35, Intro by Jesmyn Ward


Molly Antopol Interviewed at 2013 5Under35

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Molly Antopol

Molly Antopol teaches writing at Stanford University, where she was a recent Stegner Fellow. Selected in 2013 by the National Book Foundation as a 5 Under 35 Author, Antopol has contributed to NPR’s This American Life and All Things Considered, online at The New Yorker, and to many periodicals, including The New RepublicThe New York Times, The Wall Street JournalSan Francisco ChronicleElleOxford American, One StoryEcotone, and elsewhere. She lives in San Francisco and is at work on a novel.

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