Aria Chiodo

Aria Chiodo

Aria Chiodo is an Associate Editor at The Mantle. You can email her at aria [at]


She hails from New Mexico but is now based in Astoria, New York. She writes personal essays, short stories, and travel essays, but her first love is cinema. 


December 5, 2019

A glimpse at the career of the godmother of New Wave

July 26, 2019

A Collaboration to Bring Langston Hughes’s “The Black Clown” to Life

March 28, 2019

The forgotten legacy of Alice Guy-Blaché

January 17, 2019

Democracy is a lot more than the halls of government.

September 10, 2018

Helpful tips for a newly awakened activist.

May 2, 2018

Continue the conversation, and strengthen the movement.

April 29, 2018

A review of Liwaa Yazji's 'Goats' and Edouard Elvis Bvouma's 'In War as in Games'

January 25, 2018

Part of our 'When Women's Voices Rise' Roundtable discussion

December 18, 2017

An Interview with playwright Nelson Diaz-Marcano

June 13, 2017

A Review of Cristian Mungiu’s Graduation