Chloe Benjamin

Chloe Benjamin is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Immortalists and The Anatomy of Dreams, which won the Edna Ferber Fiction Book Award. She is a graduate of Vassar College and The University of Wisconsin-Madison MFA program. Learn more at ChloeBenjaminBooks.com.

Books by this Author

The Anatomy of Dreams

Videos

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Don't stop believing.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Being a real, professional writer--which I suppose now I am!

Q. What do you regret most?

A. I wish I'd had more fun in college. I spent a lot of time in my dorm room, reading or writing while listening to my Sarah McLachlan Pandora station.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My grandmother. She wanted to move to Paris to be a writer, but instead fell in love with my grandfather, a student at Yale Divinity School. Though she became a minister's wife, Grandma refused to lose her eccentricity, her open-minded curiosity, or her love of difference. She doesn't agree with the concept of the Eucharist, keeps a massive painting of a nude woman tussling with a snake in the living room, and embraced my mom completely when Mom began to date another woman.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. I have a small jewelry business, and before that I made stationary. I love to do things with my hands, usually while watching trashy television on my computer. Like "The Bachelor." Of which I am very ashamed.

Chloe Benjamin on the Web

Twitter

Explore

CONNECT WITH US