After spending a year as a Bartley fellow at the Wall Street Journal, Chloé Valdary developed The Theory of Enchantment, an innovative framework for compassionate antiracism that combines social emotional learning (SEL) and character development.
I write fiction & poetry. I make music you can listen to, and I practice what I call “New Criticism,” meaning I write critical analysis and appreciation of the art that moves me to transcendence and brings me joy in the hope that it does the same for you.
From one curious mind to another: Random musings from a writer w/ glossy bylines about the world and our role in it. An outsider, looking in. Covering: culture, social politics, critical thinking, media, freedom of speech & diverse thought + technology.
This newsletter will include observational humor, gratitude, small doses of advice, memories of heroic persons I knew up close, reminiscence about ordinary life back before Twitter and thoughts about American life and other pleasures.
A weekly selection of drawings by New Yorker cartoonist and matador Liana Finck, sent out on Wednesdays. Paid subscribers will also get a Sunday email of autobiographical comics, process drawings, and other behind-the-scenes things.