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Molly Antopol’s debut story collection, The UnAmericans (W.W. Norton), was longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award; named a finalist for the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award, the Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers Award, the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction, the National Jewish Book Award and the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature; and was a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree. It was chosen as a “Best Book of 2014” by over a dozen outlets and is being published in seven countries. She teaches at Stanford, where she was a Wallace Stegner Fellow, and this coming year will be a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard. She’s at work on a novel, The After Party.