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Sloane Crosley

Sloane Crosley is the author of The New York Times bestselling essay collections, "I Was Told There'd Be Cake," a finalist for The Thurber Prize for American Humor, and "How Did You Get This Number," as well as "Look Alive Out There," and the bestselling novel, "The Clasp." She served as editor of The Best American Travel Writing series and is featured in The Library of America's 50 Funniest American Writers, The Best American Nonrequired Reading and others. She also co-authored the novel "Read Bottom Up" using the pen name, Skye Chatham. Her work has appeared in Esquire, Elle, GQ, Vogue, The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, The Guardian, New York Magazine, The Believer, Vice and on National Public Radio. She was the inaugural columnist for The New York Times Op-Ed "Townies" series, a contributing editor at Interview Magazine, and a columnist for The Village Voice and The New York Observer. She is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and was a 2018 Yaddo fellow. In 2011, she created sadstuffonthestreet.com. The "Sad Stuff on The Street" book was published in partnership with Todd Oldham, with 100% of proceeds going to NAMI.