I live in New York. I was born and raised in San Francisco.
Since 2011 I've worked at Warby Parker. I lead a team in the
I am a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine.
I have also written features for places like GQ, Elle and
I am currently working on a book called D C-T with
Joana Avillez, to be published in fall 2017 by Penguin Press.
I belong to the Newswomen's Club of New York.
In my spare time I make art projects, play ping-pong, and
crossword puzzles for the New York Times. Here is
one of them. I am also the crossword constructor for Kinfolk
I also co-run a Steve Martin-inspired paper goods enterprise
called Compliments Of and I created the Periodic Table of
Trash with my partner Teddy Blanks.
Teddy and I also create apps. One of them hit #1 on the
App Store charts and the Wall Street Journal called it their
"new favorite sticker pack".
If you're the podcast type, here's a podcast I did with
Email: mollybethyoung [at] gmail [dot] com