I live in New York City. I was born and raised in San Francisco.
I am the literary critic for New York magazine.
I am also a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine,
and have written for places like GQ and n+1. I've written
columns for the New York Times Book Review and the
New York Times Style Section.
I work on branding projects for interesting companies.
I have a design store with my partner Teddy.
I co-authored a book called D C-T! which came out in
Spring 2018 from Penguin Press. It is co-written with
I belong to the Newswomen's Club of New York.
In my spare time I make art projects, play ping-pong, and
attempt to make crossword puzzles for the New York Times.
Here is one of them.
If you're the podcast type, here's a podcast I did with
Email: mollybethyoung [at] gmail [dot] com