Molly Lynch is a writer. She grew up on the West Coast of Canada and lived in Ireland as a teenager. She worked in Europe and traveled extensively through the Middle East, before studying Literature in Montreal. She did an MFA in Baltimore during the first wave of the Black Lives Matter movement and became involved in community activism against racist policing and apartheid. She now teaches creative writing as well as literature courses on social justice at the University of Michigan. Her first novel, The Forbidden Territory of a Terrifying Woman, will be published by Catapult Books in June, 2023.
She is represented by Jim Rutman at Sterling Lord Literistic.