Who is Sloane Crosley

Sloane Crosley (born August 3, 1979) is an American writer living in New York City known for her humorous essays, including the collections I Was Told There'd Be Cake, How Did You Get This Number, and Look Alive Out There. She has also worked as a publicist at the Vintage Books division of Random House and as an adjunct professor in Columbia University's Master of Fine Arts program. She graduated from Connecticut College in 2000.


Riverhead Books published Crosley's first collection of essays I Was Told There'd Be Cake on April 1, 2008. The book became a New York Times bestseller. It was a finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor, one of Amazon's best books of the year, and optioned by HBO. Crosley's second collection of essays, the 2010 book How Did...
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The Winter Pear
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Is always Age severe?
Is never Youth austere?
Spring-fruits are sour to eat;
Autumn's the mellow time.
Nay, very late in the year,
Short day and frosty rime,
Thought, like a winter pear,
Stone-cold in summer's prime,

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