Carissa Chesanek

Carissa Chesanek

Carissa Chesanek is a New York City-based writer. She holds an MFA from The New School. Her work has appeared in Electric Literature, The Rumpus, Cagibi, BookTrib, CrimeReads, Booklist, among others. She is a nonfiction reader for Guernica magazine, a member of PEN America's Prison Writing Committee, and events staff volunteer at Center for Fiction.