Chas Carey is an attorney. He lives in Brooklyn with his extremely talented wife.
As an actor, he most notably appeared as The News in the Playwrights Realm production of Michael Yates Crowley's The Rape of the Sabine Women, by Grace B. Matthias Off-Broadway at The Duke on 42nd Street. Other roles have included Danica in the original festival cast of Evanston: A Rare Comedy at P.S. 122, three seasons as the principal comic baritone of the Georgetown Gilbert & Sullivan Society, and a garbage disposal unit.
As a writer, he has published fiction, narrative non-fiction, essays, and reviews. His work has appeared in places such as NPR’s Live From Here with Chris Thile, Sinkhole Magazine, The American Intelligence Journal, and the Hearth Gods reading series in New York City. He covered the 2012 Republican presidential primaries for a small online start-up that folded soon after he joined their softball team.
As a traveler, he has visited six continents and worked on five. Past journeys include riding the Trans-Siberian Railway from Moscow to Ulaanbaatar, performing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and crossing the Demilitarized Zone on the Korean Peninsula.