MOLLY SCHULMAN

+writer & editor+

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Molly Schulman is a writer and an editor. She was born in California; she grew up in New York; she lived in Georgia for a nice while; now she lives in Texas. 

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After receiving her BA in Creative Writing from The New School in 2009, she worked in publishing as an in-house editor at The Friedrich Agency where she worked with authors such as Elizabeth Strout, Jane Smiley, Terry McMillan, and Ruth Ozeki. In October 2013, she left the agency to pursue her own writing, performing, and professional freelance editing and author consultation services. As an independent editor, she's worked with authors such as Imbolo Mbue, Heather Barbieri, and Will Heinrich. She has taught writing and publishing workshops in Austin, TX at The Writing Barn and TOMS Roasting Co, and in New York, NY during the Brooklyn Book Festival. In September 2017, she will be the guest author and instructor at L'avventura Writing Retreat at Villa Cantoni, in the Friuli region of Northeast Italy.

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Molly debuted her one woman show, a poetry-based storytelling performance called One of Sixa story about growing up with many siblings, in many houses—at the City of Savannah Center for Cultural Affairs in May 2014. She has been published in literary journals such as Release, Eleven-and-a-Half, Burningword, and Sink Review.  She guest edited the Summer 2015 issue of Five Quarterly, and she was a Winter 2016 Ragdale writer-in-residence.  She is currently working on her debut novel--a multi-generational tale of brothers, sisters, thimbles, and show business--called HOW TO CRY ON CUE.  

For as long as it takes.