Molly Crabapple, Eric & Wendy Schmidt Fellow, is an artist and writer in New York. She is the author of two books, Drawing Blood and Brothers of the Gun, with Marwan Hisham, which was long-listed for a National Book Award in 2018. Her reportage has been published in the New York Times, New York Review of Books, the Paris Review, Vanity Fair, the Guardian, Rolling Stone, the New Yorker and elsewhere. Her art is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art. Her animated short “A Message from the Future with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez” was nominated for an Emmy award in 2019.
- A Message From the Future With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: A video illustration of a speech by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on climate change and the Green New Deal. (The Intercept, 2019)
- My Great-Grandfather the Bundist: A look at the secular, socialist, and anti-Zionist Jewish Labor Bund, the most popular Jewish political party in Eastern Europe on the eve of the Holocaust. (New York Review of Books, 2018)
- Scenes From an American Tragedy: The Texas Border Crisis: An article and accompanying series of illustrations on the turmoil and trauma of families trying to cross the border. (Rolling Stone, 2018)