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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 2021 Independent Press, 2021 Reader's Favorite, and 2021 Wishing Shelf Book Awards.

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 a certified therapy dog, and specializes in eating. Molly is passionate about mental health, chocolate, and mentoring young writers. 

Notebook and Pen

Podcasts I've been on



Peach Pie (aka Peach) is a 2-year-old mini goldendoodle (poodle x golden retriever). She is a certified and registered therapy dog through PetPartners and is a member of North Star Therapy Animals. Peach loves doing tricks and has an American Kennel Club trick dog intermediate title (TKI). She also competes in agility competitions, has an affinity for peanut butter and string cheese, and loves to cuddle. 

I send out new Peach pics to newsletter subscribers every month!

Peach and Molly

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