the U.S. Embassy Literature Series

Molly Antopol, currently the Mary Ellen von der Heyden Fellow in Fiction at the American Academy in Berlin, reads from her novel-in-progress, The After Party.

Molly Antopol’s debut story collection, The UnAmericans, won the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award, a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 Award, the French-American Prize, the Ribalow Prize and a California Book Award Silver Medal. The book was longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award and was a finalist for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize, the Barnes & Noble Discover Award, the National Jewish Book Award and the Sami Rohr Prize, among others. The book appeared on over a dozen “Best of 2014” lists. The German translation Die Unamerikanischen came out in 2015. Her writing has appeared widely, including in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, San Francisco Chronicle, NPR’s All Things Considered and This American Life, online at The New Yorker and in the O.Henry Prize anthology. She’s the recipient of a Wallace Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University, where she teaches creative writing and was a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard.

Photo by Debbi Cooper
  • Wed, May 10, 2017 | 8pmMain Stage

Tickets 8 € / school groups free if they register with

English Theatre Berlin | International Performing Arts Center in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy and the American Academy in Berlin