Molly Fennig self-published her first novel, InSomnus, at age 17. Throughout college she published short stories in The Blue Route Literary Magazine, The Blue Nib, the Running Wild Press Anthology, Havik 2020 Anthology and other literary presses. Her second novel, Starvation, was published by Immortal Works in November 2020 when she was 22. The book explores themes such as male eating disorders and mental health, and won a 2021 Independent Press Award.

Born and raised in Minnesota, Molly got a degree in Neuroscience, with minors in English and Spanish, from Swarthmore College.


She is currently pursuing her PhD in clinical psychology, with a specialization in eating disorders, from Washington University in St. Louis. Her research has been published in multiple scientific journals. 

Her mini goldendoodle Peach (see below), is training to be a therapist, and specializes in eating. Molly is passionate about mental health, chocolate, and mentoring young writers. 

Notebook and Pen

Podcasts I've been on

Peach and Molly