(born February 24th, 1959, in Los Angeles) is a critically
acclaimed American author. She lives in Southern California with
her husband, the painter Charles Arnoldi, and their two
A fourth-generation Californian, Arnoldi graduated from Westlake
School for Girls in 1976, and received her BA in Art History from
Scripps College in 1980.
Arnoldi’s first novel, CHEMICAL
PINK, is set in the world of female bodybuilding.
CHEMICAL PINK is a story of amateur
bodybuilder Aurora Johnson. While at a gym, Aurora meets Charles
Worthington, a wealthy eccentric with a passion for up-and-coming
bodybuilders. Aurora, thri