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.
Dale T. Johnson Fund/The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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.


you should be out living life

To witness



The New York Times


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s class, find excerpts from our recent 12-Month Essay Collection Generator graduates below:

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.