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Molly Antopol

M.F.A. in Creative Writing: Fiction, Columbia University
At Stanford Since: 


Molly Antopol’s debut story collection, The UnAmericans, won the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award, a “5 Under 35” Award from the National Book Foundation, and the Ribalow Prize. The book was longlisted for the National Book Award and was a finalist for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction, the Barnes & Noble Discover Award, the National Jewish Book Award, the California Book Award, the Sami Rohr Prize and the Edward Lewis Wallant Award. Her writing has appeared in many journals and won a 2015 O. Henry Prize. She’s the recipient of a Radcliffe Institute Fellowship at Harvard and a Stegner Fellowship at Stanford, where she teaches courses in fiction and nonfiction writing.

Courses 2018-2019


English 90: Fiction Writing

English 190: Intermediate Fiction Writing



English 91: Creative Nonfiction

English 190T: Special Topics in Intermediate Creative Nonfiction



English 191T: Special Topics in Intermediate Creative NonFiction