Jessie Chaffee

Jessie Chaffee’s debut novel, Florence in Ecstasy (Unnamed Press), was a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2017 and is forthcoming in translation in six countries. She was awarded a Fulbright grant to Italy to complete the novel. Her writing has appeared in Literary HubElectric LiteratureThe RumpusSlice, and Global City Review, among others. She lives in New York City, where she is an editor at Words Without Borders. Find her at and @JessieLChaffee.