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Chloe Caldwell

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Chloe Caldwell is the author of the forthcoming novella "Women" (Short Flight/Long Drive Books, October 2014) and the essay collection "Legs Get Led Astray" (Future Tense Books, 2012). She is represented by Chelsea Lindman of Sandford J. Greenburger Associates.

Her work has been published widely both on and offline, including by Salon, The Rumpus, The Nervous Breakdown, The Frisky, Hobart, Jewcy, xoJane, Men's Health, The Fix, Thought Catalog, and Nylon. Her essay "Heroin and Acne" was chosen by Salon.com as a Top Ten Personal Essay of 2013. Chloe has been featured in GRAZIA UK magazine as well as CNN.com.

She has essays included in the anthologies: "Goodbye To All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving NYC" (Seal Press), "True Tales of Lust a...more


Last night,I was serving at a wedding and my phone started to go off with notifications and texts. Turned out, Lena Dunham read and loved my new book, Women! If you know me personally, you know that I’m an obsessive fan of LD. She is one of my main writing inspirations, and I am constantly watching and re-watching GIRLS to figure out how she writes such evocative scenes. I have watched these sc...

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Legs Get Led Astray
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The New Age Camp
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Women
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“My mother wanted to be Betty Boop. Betty Boop was independent. Betty Boop was sexy. Betty Boop really had her shit together, you know?”
Chloe Caldwell, Legs Get Led Astray

“I think if you tell someone that you love him or her, (especially a person that once screamed, “I’m not gonna love you ever!”) and that person says “duh,” then I think that means you have done something right.”
Chloe Caldwell, Legs Get Led Astray

“You’ve always called me irreverent. You’ve
branded me irreverent. In my mind you invented irreverent.”
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“Things hurt worse before they hurt better.”
Chloe Caldwell, Women

“Why does tragedy exist? Because you are full of rage. Why are you full of rage? Because you are full of grief.”
Anne Carson, Grief Lessons: Four Plays

“If I could go back, I'd coach myself. I'd be the woman who taught me how to stand up, how to want things, how to ask for them. I'd be the woman who says, your mind, your imagination, they are everything. Look how beautiful. You deserve to sit at the table. The radiance falls on all of us.”
Lidia Yuknavitch, The Chronology of Water




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