Chelsey Clammer

Creative Nonfiction Writer

Author's Bio

Chelsey Clammer is currently enrolled in the Rainier Writing Workshop MFA program. She has been published in The Rumpus, Essay Daily, The Water~Stone Review and Black Warrior Review (forthcoming) among many others. She is an award-winning essayist, and a freelance editor. Clammer is the Managing Editor and Nonfiction Editor for The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review, as well as a columnist and workshop instructor for the journal. She is also the Essays Editor for The Nervous Breakdown. Her first collection of essays, BodyHome, looks at how we can find the concept of home in our bodies. Her second collection of essays, There Is Nothing Else to See Here, is forthcoming from The Lit Pub, Fall 2015. You can read more of her writing at:

Publications & Prizes

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The Nervous Breakdown
Prizes won: 

Second place, Black Warrior Review 2014 Nonfiction Contest

Second place, Water~Stone Review 2014 Nonfiction Contest

Owl of Minerva Award, 2014

Editor's Pick, Revolution House, Nonfiction 2012

First place, Cobalt Review Nonfiction contest, 2012

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Adults, At Risk Youth, LGBTQ, Homelessness, Mental Health, Disability, Incarcerated individuals, Teenagers
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Austin, TX
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Last update: Mar 03, 2015