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The New Arab: Brothers of the Gun: A searing memoir of Syria’s brutal war 6/11/2018
BOMB Magazine: There Are No Simple People: An interview with Marwan Hisham and Molly Crabapple  6/7/2018
The New Yorker: A Darkly Surreal Mural of Trump in Queens 9/4/2017
El Nuevo Dia: Julia de Burgos llega a un centro de refugiados sirios en Turquía 8/24/2017
The Hindu: ‘You don’t trust authority just because it wears a suit’ 12/31/2016
BBC World Service News Hour: ‘We live in the time of the ubiquitous image’ 12/29/2016
Dawn: To make art, 11/9/2016
TIME Magazine: Next Generation Leaders: the Journalist Drawing the World, 10/7/2016
The Saturday Paper: As an artist Molly Crabapple gains access to world’s most troubled areas, 9/3/2016
Le Figaro – Madame: Molly Crabapple, l’artiste qui croque Donald Trump et illustre Virginie Despentes,
08/11/2016
The Guardian: The Sketcher Blurring Activism and Art, May 25, 2016
Pacific Standard: An American in Istanbul: Molly Crabapple on Art and Activism. March 28, 2016
Elle India: Name to Know: Molly Crabapple, March 11, 2016
Literary Hub: The Defiant Magic of Molly Crabapple March 3, 2016.
The Hindu: Art is an Act of Love and Defiance February 14, 2016.
Guernica: Up In Arms February 2, 2016.
Corriere Della Sera: Ho sfidato il mercato del nudo E sono diventata un’artista>. January 27, 2016.
The Economist :Illustrations from the edge: When anger turns to ink. January 7, 2016.
Die Welt: March Through the Rebellions. January 2, 2016.
Elle: Molly Crabapple on Art, Activism, and Why She Could Never Have an Office Job. December 17, 2015.
The Nation: The Beautiful Class Struggle. December 17 2015.
artNews: Molly Crabapple’s Memoir Traces Her Rise as Artist and Activist. December 10, 2015.
Boston Globe: In brief. December 8, 2015.
Paper Magazine: Artist and Writer Molly Crabapple On Her New Memoir, Beauty in Art, and Why Childhood Sucks. December 8, 2015.
Dazed: How to Draw Your Politics. December 7, 2015.
Seattle Review of Books: Crow Quill Pens and Bible Black Ink. December 7, 2015.
Daily Beast: The Sexiest Memoir of the Year. December 5, 2015.
New York Times Book Review: Molly Crabapple’s ‘Drawing Blood’.  December 4, 2015.
BuzzFeed Books: Molly Crabapple is the Writer Who Made Me a Writer.  December 3, 2015.
Fusion: Molly Crabapple on loosing art, words and herself upon the world.  December 1, 2015.
Brooklyn Magazine: Blood Lines: Talking with Molly Crabapple about Drawing Blood.  December 1, 2015.
The Guardian: “We’re just trying to use our art to consume the world” .  November 30, 2015.
Dig Boston: Ink Big: Molly Crabapple Draws Blood, Writes Pain New Memoir .  November 30, 2015.
T magazine: From Nude Model to War Reporter.  November 30, 2015.
New Republic: Drawn and Cornered.  November 18, 2015.
PBS Newshour: Illustrator Draws Out Syrian Life Under Islamic State Rule.  September 24, 2015.
BuzzFeed: Exclusive: Here’s The Cover Of Molly Crabapple’s Illustrated Memoir. July 10, 2015.
New York Mag: Occupy’s Greatest Artist Writes Her Memoirs.  August 15, 2013.
Talking Points Memo: Guantanamo Bay Through the Eyes of Molly Crabapple. August  14, 2013.
Wired: Shell Game Illustrates Occupy and the Revolutions of 2011. April 13, 2013.
The New Republic: How Occupy Changed Contemporary Art: Molly Crabapple’s ‘altarpieces to the revolution.April 13, 2014.
Rolling Stone: Molly Crabapple, Occupy’s Greatest Artist, Opens Show This Weekend. April 12, 2013.
Village Voice: Molly Crabapple on ‘Shell Game,’ Her Surreal Take on the Financial Crisis. March 11, 2012.
Interview Magazine: Long Portrait with Molly Crabapple. May 19, 2009.

Multimedia

Salon Talks: Artist Exposes Syria’s Horrifying Reality May 24th, 2018
Democracy Now: Coming of Age in the Syrian War: Memoir by Journalist Marwan Hisham & Illustrator Molly Crabapple 05/10/2018
NYLON: How Molly Crabapple Uses Her Art As A Weapon Against Injustice 11/14/2017
NowThis News: Puerto Rican Sketch Artist Returns to Document Life Post Hurricane Nov. 15, 2017
All In With Chris Hayes: What It’s Really Like On The Ground In Puerto Rico 10/12/2017CNN: Amanpour: ‘Eye of an artist and the spirit of a radical’. April 6, 2016
MSNBC So Popular Molly Crabapple on her memoir Drawing Blood. January 8,2016.
Joe Rogan Molly Crabapple. December 16, 2015.
NPR: In ‘Drawing Blood,’ A Life Of Art And Action. December 9, 2015.
LitUp Show: Episode 33: Molly Crabapple on the Paris Attacks, Refugees, Her Art and Witness Journalism. November 24, 2015.
Al Jazeera America: Artist illustrates devastation in Syria. August 20, 2015.
C-SPAN: Q&A with Molly Crabapple. July 2, 2015.
VICE: Drawing Lessons From Molly Crabapple. December 12, 2015.
BBC: Boston Calling: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow. February 2, 2015.WNYC: Brian Lehrer: Molly Crabapple’s Rules for Creative Success (and Yours). November 16, 2014.
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC: Molly Crabapple’s Rules for Creative Success (and yours). November 6, 2014.
Radio New Zealand: Guantanamo Bay Art by Molly Crabapple. July 11, 2014
PRI: What life is like for a construction worker in Abu Dhabi, through the eyes of an artist. August 7, 2014.
PRI: Why artist Molly Crabapple decided to sketch Syria’s dead. March 13, 2014
All In with Chris Hayes: Where is ISIS going from here?. July 1, 2014.
All In with Chris Hayes: The ugly foundations of NYU Abu Dhabi. May 28, 2014
Last Call with Carson Daly. May 16, 2013
Channel 4: How World Events Shaped Renowned Artist’s Work. Sept 6, 2013
BBC News: Occupy artists take message to streets May 1, 2012

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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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