Caleb Crain

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Caleb Crain
Occupationnovelist, non-fiction
Notable worksAmerican Sympathy, Necessary Errors

Caleb Crain is an American writer, who was a Lambda Literary Award nominee in the Gay Fiction category at the 26th Lambda Literary Awards in 2014 for his debut novel Necessary Errors.[1]

A graduate of Harvard University[2] and Columbia University, Crain has published book reviews and essays in publications including The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The London Review of Books, The Nation, The New York Times Book Review, Out and The New Republic.[3] He also published the non-fiction book American Sympathy: Men, Friendship, and Literature in the New Nation in 2001.[4]

He lives in New York City with his husband,[5] blogger and editor Peter Terzian.[6]



  • Crain, Caleb (2001). American sympathy : men, friendship, and literature in the new nation.
  • — (2013). Necessary errors.
  • Overthrow (2019) (novel)

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