Chelsey Clammer

Maryland, United States

Member Since: 08/29/2013

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 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 and Senior Creative Editor of 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:



Twitter Username: @ChelseyClammer


  • Mother Tongue , Black Warrior Review (April 13, 2015)
  • A Striking Resemblance , Water~Stone Review (November 1, 2014)
  • Body of Work , Essay Daily (March 2015)


  • Black Warrior Review Nonfiction Contest 2014, Runner-Up(2014)
  • Water~Stone Review Judith Kitchen Nonfiction Award, 2014, Runner-Up(2014)
  • Owl of Minerva Award (Minerva Rising Magazine)(2014)


  • Managing Editor and Nonfiction Editor at The Doctor TJ Eckleburg Review (July 2012 - )
  • Essays Editor at The Nervous Breakdown (February 2015 - )
  • Senior Creative Editor at Inside Out Editing Services (February 2015 - )


  • Master of Arts in Women'st STudies from Loyola University Chicago (July 2009)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Feminist Studies and English from Southwestern University (May 2005)

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction