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Jessie Chaffee

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Jessie Chaffee is the editor of WWB Daily and the author of the debut novel Florence in Ecstasy (Unnamed Press, 2017), which is forthcoming in translation in Italy, the Czech Republic, Poland, Russia, Turkey, and Romania. She received a Fulbright Grant in Creative Writing to Italy to research and complete the novel. Her fiction has been published in Literary Hub, The Rumpus, Electric Literature, and Global City Review, among others, and she has been granted fellowships by the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Ox-Bow, and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. She earned her BA in the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University and her MFA in fiction at the City College of New York.

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