Molly McArdle

Molly McArdle - Ghostwriter

Brooklyn, NY, United States

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Overview

I'm Brooklyn Magazine’s books editor and a regular contributor to Travel + Leisure. My reporting, criticism, and essays have also appeared in The Believer, Audubon Magazine, Atlas Obscura, BuzzFeed, Pacific Standard, the Los Angeles Review of Books, The Toast, The Rumpus, and Bitch Magazine. My primary ghostwriting experience is with screenplays.

Non-Fiction
Architecture
Art
Biographies & Memoirs
Computers & Internet
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Design
History
Photography
Travel
Fiction
Fantasy
Historical Fiction
Plays & Screenplays
Romance
Science Fiction
Women's Fiction

Work experience

Contributing Writer

Travel + Leisure
September, 2015 – Present (over 3 years)

• Writing lists, guides, and short articles for T+L’s website; severals stories have or will be featured in the print magazine’s digital page

Books Editor

Brooklyn Magazine
May, 2015 – Present (over 3 years)

• Covering books for Brooklyn Magazine for both print and the web
• Series, “Diversity in Publishing,” was featured in The Atlantic, Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal, Bustle, The Toast, among dozens of other blogs; work has also been highlighted in Today in Tabs, This.cm’s “Today’s 5”, and Longreads

Freelance Writer

Self
April, 2012 – Present (over 6 years)

My reporting, essays, and criticism have been published by The Believer, The Los Angeles Review of Books, BuzzFeed, The Rumpus, Bitch Magazine, Pacific Standard, Audubon Magazine, The Oyster Review, Fusion, Library Journal, PANK, Midnight Breakfast, and Barnstorm Journal. I also work forthcoming in Next City and Oxford American.

My writing has been highlighted by The Atlantic, Longreads, Publishers Weekly, Lit Hub, School Library Journal, Bustle, The Toast, Today in Tabs, This.cm’s “Today’s 5”, among others.

Portfolio (2 selected works)

Reasonable People

Ralph James Savarese

Watch an interview with DJ on CNNListen to Ralph Savarese's interview on NPR's "The Diane Rehm Show"Visit the book's website: www.reasonable-people.com"Why would someone adopt a badly abused, nonspeaking, six-year-old from foster care?" So the author was asked at the outset of his adoption-as-a-first-resort adventure. Part love story, part political manifesto about "living with conviction in a... read more

Watch an interview with DJ on CNNListen to Ralph Savarese's interview on NPR's "The Diane Rehm Show"Visit the book's website: www.reasonable-people.com"Why would someone adopt a badly abused, nonspeaking, six-year-old from foster care?" So the author was asked at the outset of his adoption-as-a-first-resort adventure. Part love story, part political manifesto about "living with conviction in a... read more

Professing Poetry: Seamus Heaney's Poetics

Michael Cavanagh

Nobel Prize winning Irish writer Seamus Heaney has been an ambitious critic as well as poet, publishing five books of literary criticism in the four decades of his career. This book surveys his critical essays, setting forth Heaney's poetics--his concept of what poetry should be and what its uses are--and relating them to his practice as a poet. The first full-length study of Heaney's poetics,... read more

Nobel Prize winning Irish writer Seamus Heaney has been an ambitious critic as well as poet, publishing five books of literary criticism in the four decades of his career. This book surveys his critical essays, setting forth Heaney's poetics--his concept of what poetry should be and what its uses are--and relating them to his practice as a poet. The first full-length study of Heaney's poetics,... read more

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