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OnMilwaukee.com - Milwaukee's Daily Magazine
grew up on Milwaukee's East Side and today, she
lives in the Walker's Point neighborhood with her
Molly's poetry, essays and articles appeared in many publications including USA Today
, The Writer
, The Sun Magazine
, The Cream City Review
, Exquisite Corpse
(Cyber Corpse), Magical Blend, Mothering, Literary Mama
, Double Dare Press
In 2009, Molly
won a Wisconsin Press Club Award.
In 2013, she
was named the writer-in-residence at the Pfister Hotel.
After graduating from UWM with a degree in English and Women's Studies, Molly worked as the Membership and Marketing Director at the Downtown YMCA and as the Communications Specialist at Kalmbach Publishing Co. before joining the editorial staff at OnMilwaukee.com in June 2002.
It is, hands down, the best job she's ever had -- except for when she worked as a vendette at The Prospect Mall Cinemas in the late '80s and could eat free popcorn while flirting with ushers. (During college, she also worked the door at the iconic Safe House and made people do ridiculous things like hula hoop topless if they didn't know the password to get in.)
is the mother of two sons, Kai River and Levi, who came into her life only three months apart.
In the midst of the adoption process, Molly
was shocked by the double pink lines on the pregnancy test and became one of the few women to take two maternity leaves in the same calendar year.
is currently working on a memoir.
OnMilwaukee.com's Molly Snyder recently went for a visit and developed this list of local places and spaces to check out.