Chloe Caldwell

Instructor & Writer
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CHLOE CALDWELL is the author of the essay collection I’ll Tell You in Person (Coffee House/Emily Books, 2016), the critically acclaimed novella, WOMEN (SF/LD, 2014), and the essay collection Legs Get Led Astray (SF/LD).  Her memoir, The Red Zone, will release in April 2022 from Soft Skull Press. Chloe’s nonfiction and essays  have appeared in The New York Times, Buzzfeed, New York Magazine, Longreads, Vice,, The Rumpus, and many anthologies including "Goodbye To All That: Writers On Loving and Leaving NYC" and her essay "Hungry Ghost" was listed as Notable in the 2017 Best American Nonrequired Reading. She lives in Hudson, New York with her family. 


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What I Think of the Fact That You Keep Asking Me What My Family Thinks of My Writing

When men create characters based on themselves, they are innovative; when women do it, they’re shaming their families.

Oct 18, 2016