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Sloane Crosley
Crosley at the 2015 Texas Book Festival.
Crosley at the 2015 Texas Book Festival.
Born (1979-08-03) 3 August 1979 (age 41)
New York, U.S.
Occupation
  • Journalist
  • essayist
  • novelist
SubjectNonfiction, fiction
Website
sloanecrosley.com


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.





Career



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 You Get This Number, also became a New York Times bestseller. Farrar, Straus and Giroux released her debut novel The Clasp in October 2015; it was optioned by Universal Pictures in 2016. Her third book of essays Look Alive Out There was also a Thurber Prize finalist. Farrar, Straus and Giroux is slated to publish another novel by Crosley in early 2022. In addition to her own books, Crosley edited The Best American Travel Writing in 2011.


Crosley has published work in or edited for various magazines and newspapers. She was a weekly columnist for British newspaper The Independent in 2011. She is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and was the founding columnist for The New York Times "Townies" op-ed series, a columnist for The New York Observer Diary, a columnist for The Village Voice, a contributing editor at BlackBook Magazine and is a regular contributor to The New York Times, GQ, Elle, and NPR. She has also written cover stories and features for Salon, Spin, Vogue, Esquire, Playboy, W Magazine, and AFAR. She co-wrote the song "It Only Gets Much Worse" with Nate Ruess.


Crosley is co-chair of The New York Public Library's Young Lions Committee and serves on the board of Housingworks Bookstore.



In popular culture



In 2011 Crosley appeared on the TV series Gossip Girl as herself, and was a regular fixture on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.



Bibliography

Story and essay collections

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  • How Did You Get This Number. Riverhead Books. 2010.
  • Look Alive Out There. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 2018.

Novels

  • The Clasp. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 2015.



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