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Molly Antopol’s debut story collection, The UnAmericans, won the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award and the French-American Prize and was a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree. The book was nominated for the National Book Award and was a finalist the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction, the Barnes & Noble Discover Award, the National Jewish Book Award and the California Book Award, among others. The book appeared on over a dozen “Best of 2014” lists and will be published in seven countries. Her short fiction has been published widely and won a 2015 O. Henry Prize. She teaches at Stanford University and is currently a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, where she’s at work on a new book.