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Mollie Hosmer-Dillard
Mollie Hosmer-Dillard studied art at Oberlin College and moved to Berlin in 2006 to attend the Heraclitus School of Ever-Living Fire. She currently lives in Ridgewood, New York, where she works as a painter and a translator of German to English.
Articles by Mollie
The Modest Arsenal: 24 Hours In Istanbul With Only A Few Turkish Words

The Modest Arsenal: 24 Hours In Istanbul With Only A Few Turkish Words

Even on my first day in Istanbul, a handful of words and phrases unlocked situations that would otherwise have remained out of reach.
The Art Of Making A Fool Of Yourself: Embarrassing Mistakes In Foreign Languages

The Art Of Making A Fool Of Yourself: Embarrassing Mistakes In Foreign Languages

Mistakes are a crucial part of language learning and nothing to feel bad about. They can sometimes be embarrassing, but they also make for some funny stories.
Going Undercover: Donning The Disguise Of Language

Going Undercover: Donning The Disguise Of Language

Our ability to learn a second language is a magnificent phenomenon unique to humanity. It’s a disguise, in a way, a cloak that allows you to be part of something you’d otherwise never see.