Danielle Chenette

Danielle Chenette is an artist living in and working in Los Angeles, California.

Stories By Danielle Chenette


What Have You Done With My Husband?

Battling My Demons While Raising His Kid

Triple traumas left me with a lifetime’s worth of anxiety—amplified by my sullen teenage stepson, who triggers everything I loathe and fear about men.

The Secret Life and Terrifying Journey of a White-Collar Undocumented Immigrant

With my perfect English, stable finances and penchant for Prada, I never saw myself as anything but American—until U.S. Immigration decided to throw me out.

What Will I Hear When My Ears Stop Working?

When I was diagnosed with a rare hearing disorder I embarked on the unusual mission of preparing to go completely deaf—while archiving the sounds I never want to forget.

How One American Citizen Was Forcibly Drafted Into the South Korean Army

Illinois-born Young Chun thought a stint teaching English in Korea would be a quick and easy way to pay off his mounting post-college debt. He could not have been more wrong.

The Perfect Wedding Planner With the Failing Marriage

Attending a wedding while your own marriage falls apart is one of the most emotionally conflicted experiences possible. Now imagine doing that every weekend.

How to Get Your Paranoid Mother Into the Poisonous Ambulance

When your mom is bipolar and believes everything is trying to kill her, the simple act of getting to the hospital becomes a battle of epic proportions.