Chloe Caldwell

Instructor & Writer
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Chloe Caldwell is the author of The Red Zone: A Love Story, the critically acclaimed  novella WOMEN and essay collections I'll Tell You in Person and Legs Get Led Astray. Her essays have been published in The New York Times, Bon Appétit, The Cut,  Longreads, NylonBuzzfeed, and more. She lives in Hudson, NY. 


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Cover Photo: This photograph shows three glasses of water sitting on a table. The background behind them is a delicate cream. In each cup, red ink is swirling. The cup on the left has the least amount of ink and the cup on the right has the most, so it seems as if they are telling a story that's becoming more intense over time.
Did I Get My Memoir Wrong?

I was confident in my narrative and wrote a memoir about it. But turns out the facts were questionable.

Aug 24, 2022
Cover Photo: This painting  show a woman peering through a gold peep hole. We see only her forehead, her eyes, and a small part of her nose.
My Ten Students Finished Their Ten Books—in the Middle of the Pandemic

We don't talk about witnessing when we talk about writing, but I witnessed my students finish their essay collections in a year-long program.

Apr 07, 2021
Cover Photo: photo by Adam Armstrong
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