Next Letter in the Mail: Molly Crabapple


We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail from artist, journalist, and author Molly Crabapple! Molly writes to us about the street cats of Istanbul, and one cat in particular and the special bond it shares with a bodega shopkeeper. Molly’s letter includes beautiful illustrations, so subscribe by December 27 to make sure it finds its way to your mailbox!

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Molly Crabapple is an artist, journalist, and author of the memoir, Drawing Blood. Called “An emblem of the way art can break out of the gilded gallery” by the New Republic, she has drawn in and reported from Guantanamo Bay, Abu Dhabi’s migrant labor camps, and in Syria, Lebanon, Gaza, the West Bank, and Iraqi Kurdistan. Crabapple is a contributing editor for VICE, and has written for publications including the New York Times, the Paris Review, and Vanity Fair. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art.