Sloane Crosley Education: Connecticut College Location: New York, New York Expertise: Celebrities, Fashion Sloane is an essayist, novelist, and humorist.She made a cameo on Gossip Girl as herself and has also appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson six times.Her writing has appeared in Vogue, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Elle, Vanity Fair, and more. Experience Sloane is an acclaimed author. Her essay collections I Was Told There’d Be Cake and How Did You Get This Number are both New York Times bestsellers. Sloan was the editor of The Best American Travel Writing series and briefly taught narrative nonfiction at Columbia's MFA program. Her latest novel, Cult Classic, was published in 2022. Education Sloane earned her degree in creative writing from Connecticut College. About InStyle InStyle is an award-winning destination for fashion, beauty, and pop-culture, with an all-are-welcome ethos that swings open the proverbial velvet ropes. Whether you’re looking for a wardrobe refresh, haircut inspiration, or a story that’ll make sparkling cocktail-party conversation, our expert-connected coverage is where to start. Learn more about our team and editorial guidelines, here.