Molly McArdle

Molly McArdle - Editor

Molly McArdle is a writer and editor based in New York City. Her work focuses on culture and place, and all the muddy areas in between.

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Currently working on a to-be-announced book for National Geographic, she is also a contributing writer to Amtrak's The National, a regular contributor to Travel + Leisure, and an editor at Increment magazine. She served as Brooklyn Magazine’s books editor between 2015 and 2017 and has written for GQ, Esquire, Oxford American, Bookforum, The Believer, Popular Science, and United's Rhapsody, among many others.
English (US)
Literary Fiction

Work experience

Freelance Writer & Editor

April, 2012 – Present (over 8 years)

I write—reported nonfiction, essays, criticism, and fiction—most about culture and place. My work has appeared in Travel + Leisure, where I’m a regular contributor; Amtrak's The National, where I’m a contributing writer; Brooklyn Magazine, where I served as books editor; GQ; Food + Wine; Esquire; Oxford American; Bookforum; The Believer; Popular Science; Audubon Magazine; United's Rhapsody; Suitcase; Next City; Atlas Obscura; BuzzFeed; The Los Angeles Review of Books; Pacific Standard; Nylon; Extra Crispy; The Toast; The Rumpus; Bitch Magazine; Daily Dot; The Oyster Review; Fusion; and Library Journal. My fiction has appeared in PANK, Midnight Breakfast, and Barnstorm Journal.

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