Biography

Molly, 33, grew up on a beef-cattle farm in the Allegheny Mountains. She is currently seeking representation for Wondermelt, a young-adult novel, and is the author of All Downhill from Ivan Puffenbarger, a book of humorous personal essays.

She graduated from the University of Virginia and from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She worked as an editor at Bloomberg News before transitioning to internal communications roles at J.P. Morgan and Google. Molly has been published in The RS500, on Bloomberg.com and in The Washington Post. In 2015, she participated in the Words After War summer writing intensive at Marlboro College and in their winter workshop hosted by NYU’s Cultures of War Research Collaborative. She is a member of The Writer’s Room in New York.

After nearly 10 years in New York, she now lives and works in San Francisco. Molly responds to all mail, including spam. Especially spam, actually.