Upending Expectations Through “Reckless Vulnerability”: A Review of Chloe Caldwell’s “Women”

Women by Chloe Caldwell (Short Flight/Long Drive Hobart; 144 p.) It is not unusual to encounter a narrative in which a romantic relationship between two women ends in disaster. And sexuality aside, let’s not forget about affairs: we know how those narratives go. Like these narratives I’m also familiar with relationships that don’t end in friendship, as well as relationships in which the desire I felt for a lover was so intense because it wasn’t allowed, was only partially realized, […]

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