Cover Photo: A desk with a laptop, a lamp, framed photographs, and a bell much like one found at hotel front desks
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Where Chloe Angyal Writes

The hotel front desk bell was a gift from my fiancé, who gave it to me to ring every time I hit my daily word count goal for my first book.

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Welcome to The Jungle. We take it day by day.

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Chloe Angyal is a journalist from Sydney, Australia. She is a contributing editor at and her writing about politics and culture has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Atlantic, Guardian, and New York Magazine. She holds a BA from Princeton and a PhD in arts and media from the University of New South Wales. She lives in the Iowa City area.