Chandler Klang Smith’s novel The Sky Is Yours (Hogarth/Crown) was listed as a best book of 2018 by NPR, the New York Public Library, Literary Hub, and Mental Floss. Locus included it on their 2018 Recommended Reading List, and The Wall Street Journal named it one of their top 5 science fiction books of the year. Entertainment Weekly described it as “beholden to no rules.”

Chandler has taught creative writing in the MFA program at Sarah Lawrence College, NYU-SPS, the Sackett Street Writers Workshop, and Catapult. Additionally, she has worked at literary agencies, the KGB Bar literary venue, as a ghostwriter, and has served twice as a juror for the Shirley Jackson Awards. She lives in New York City.