Chelsey Clammer

Texas, United States

Member Since: 08/29/2013


Chelsey Clammer is the author of the award-winning essay collection, Circadian (Red Hen Press, 2017) and BodyHome (Hopewell Publications, 2015). Her work has appeared in SalonThe Rumpus, Hobart, Brevity, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, The Normal School and Black Warrior Review. She teaches online writing classes with WOW! Women On Writing and is a freelance editor. Chelsey's next collection of essays, Human Heartbeat Detected, is forthcoming from Red Hen Press.




Twitter Username: @ChelseyClammer


  • Circadian , Red Hen Press (October 3, 2017)
  • BodyHome , Hopewell Publications (March 31, 2015)
  • Mother Tongue , Black Warrior Review (April 13, 2015)


  • Red Hen Press Nonfiction Manuscript Award(2016)
  • 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)


  • Editor at Freelance editor, self-employed (January 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)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Rainier Writing Workshop (August 2016)

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction