Molly Crabapple

Molly performed on stage for Seriously Entertaining at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater on March 7, 2016, speaking on the evening’s theme, “It’s Not You.” Watch it below.  

Molly Crabapple is an artist and writer in New York. She is the author of two books, Drawing Blood and Brothers of the Gun (co-written with Marwan Hisham), which was long-listed for a National Book Award in 2018. Her reportage has been published in The New York Times, New York Review of Books, the Paris Review, Vanity Fair, The Guardian, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, and elsewhere. Her art is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art. She is currently a 2020 New America Fellow and a 2020 Bard Fellow at the Brooklyn Public Library.

In her own words: “Art is hope against cynicism, creation against entropy. To make art is an act of both love and defiance. Though I’m a cynic, I believe these things are all we have.”

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