My Great Grandfather the Bundist

Writer and artist Molly Crabapple tells the story of her late great grandfather, self-taught artist Sam Rothbort, and of the Bund, the revolutionary anti-Zionist Jewish political party he joined in Vilna in 1898.

Published: Oct 6, 2018
Length: 22 minutes (5,627 words)

‘The Fatal Conscience’: Julia de Burgos, Puerto Rico’s Greatest Poet

Molly Crabapple retraces the life of the great twentieth century Puerto Rican poet Julia de Burgos amid the devastation of Hurricane Maria.

Published: Apr 26, 2018
Length: 24 minutes (6,141 words)