Yearly Archives: 2018

Conspiracy – The Logan Symposium – October 2018

  Molly will be participating in this year’s Logan Symposium in London during October 19th and 20th.  Conspiracy! is about the growing machinery of surveillance and censorship, and what might be our response to it. Then there’s official propaganda and … Continue reading

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Harvard Bookstore and the Guggenheim

Boston –  June 12th at 7pm  – Harvard Bookstore In the final stop on her U.S. tour, Molly will be in Boston to speak about Brothers of the Gun, in conversation with journalist Jonathan Guyer at Harvard Bookstore. More info … Continue reading

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Molly Crabapple in Seattle, The Book Tour, Media + More

In the Pacific Northwest?  Molly is talking with Lidia Yuknavitch (The Book of Joan, The Misfit’s Manifesto) Sunday at Powell’s at 7:30pm, and the event tops The Portland Mercury’s list of ways to enjoy the arts this week. Monday night, Molly will be in Seattle in … Continue reading

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May 15: Brothers of the Gun Book Launch

We are honored to announce that Molly’s second book, a collaboration with Syrian author and journalist Marwan Hisham is out today, May 15th. You can order copies here or from amazon or your local bookstore or anywhere books are sold. On Tuesday we’re joining forces with … Continue reading

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Democracy Now: Interviews with Molly and Marwan

Democracy Now interviewed Molly and Marwan in regards to Brothers of the Gun (out this Tuesday May 15th).  The interview is in three parts: Part 1: Coming of Age in the Syrian War: Memoir by Journalist Marwan Hisham & Illustrator … Continue reading

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3AM Magazine – No Victor But God

Molly has a new essay out in 3am Magazine charting the Arabic influences in the formation of Puerto Rico. There is no victor but God. This calligraphy (copied, unread, from the Nasirids’ Alhambra, brought over, un-comprehended, as decoration for a French … Continue reading

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Brothers of the Gun Book Tour

Brothers of the Gun as 82 illustrations, the same number as Goya’s Disasters of War This spring, Molly and Marwan will be touring physically and by video link to meet readers of Brothers of the Gun, the book they created … Continue reading

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New Murals in Puerto Rico

Last week Molly returned to Puerto Rico to continue her work speaking to those affected and documenting the rebuilding efforts. She also installed two new wheatpaste murals  just outside of the town of Mariana.  Portrait of some of the local … Continue reading

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The Reviews Are Coming In!

We’re excited to share the first few of what we hope will be many positive reviews come in this week for Brothers of the Gun. Book officially drops May 15th. Stay tuned here for a tour schedule Syrian refugees hiding … Continue reading

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Art show at Trump Tower NYC

Molly has joined twelve other artists in collaborating with the art collective INDECLINE to do an art installation and performance piece in Trump Tower NYC. INDECLINE came to notoriety in late 2016 after installing nude and excruciatingly anatomically accurate statues … Continue reading

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March 16th: Speaking at Girls Write Now

Next Friday (March 16th) Molly will be helping kick off the Girls Write Now 20th Anniversary Spring Celebration and the beginning of their 2018 CHAPTERS reading series with a reading from Drawing Blood. The reading will be held at the … Continue reading

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    About Molly:
    Molly Crabapple is an artist and writer in New York. Her memoir, Drawing Blood, was published by HarperCollins in 2015. Brothers of the Gun, her illustrated collaboration with Syrian war journalist Marwan Hisham, will be published by One World/Penguin Random House in May 2018. Her reportage has been published in the New York Times, New York Review of Books, The Paris Review, Vanity Fair, The Guardian, VICE, and elsewhere. She has been the recipient of a Yale Poynter Fellowship, a Front Page Award, and a Gold Rush Award, and shortlisted for a Frontline Print Journalism Award. She is often asked to discuss her work chronicling the conflicts of the 21st Century, and has appeared on All In with Chris Hayes, Amanpour, NPR, BBC News, PRI, and more. The New Yorker described her 2017 mural "The Bore of Babylon" as "a terrifying amalgam of Hieronymus Bosch, Honoré Daumier, and Monty Python’s Flying Circus.” Her art is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the United States Library of Congress and the New York Historical Society.

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