Praise for Molly Antopol, a National Book Foundation 'Five Under Thirty-Five' Author: 'A writer of seismic talent.' Adam Johnson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Orphan Master's Son 'Beautiful, funny, fearless, exquisitely crafted, and truly novelistic in scope ... It's clear we're in the hands of a master storyteller.' Jesmyn Ward, National Book Award-winning author of Salvage the Bones 'Molly Antopol's stories display that wonderful combination of an original voice with settings that are masterfully rendered. A rich collection, a great read.' Abraham Verghese, author of Cutting for Stone 'A brave, generous, and effortlessly smart story collection by a young writer with talent to burn.' Lauren Groff, author of Arcadia
Molly Antopol is a recent Wallace Stegner Fellow in fiction at Stanford University, where she currently teaches as a Jones Lecturer. Her short stories have appeared in numerous American publications, and she has received special mention in 'Best American Short Stories'. Her essays and reviews appear in the 'San Francisco Chronicle', 'The Rumpus' and NPR's 'This American Life'. She lives in San Francisco and Tel Aviv.