Heather Alexander

Heather Alexander is an editor and writer based in New York City.  Before that, she did hair in a fancypants salon, and for runway, magazines, and TV too.  Before that, she was a regular Midwestern kid with big dreams.
 
Age: 38
 
 
 
What I Do, Job-wise: I acquire and edit books for kids, ages 0 to adults pretending they don’t read YA.
 
What I Do, Fun-wise: Make stuff—dresses, rice krispie bars, Vine videos.
 
My Motto: Dig a little deeper.
 
My Anti-Motto: It is what it is.
 
The First Movie Star I Ever Had A Crush On: Gene Wilder in Blazing Saddles.
 
My “celebs to make out with” list: Gene Wilder, Finn from Adventure Time.
 
The Most Played Song On My iTunes: My iTunes says it’s Lighten Up by the Beastie Boys, but I don’t know if that’s true.
 
Last Book I Read Without Skimming Any Parts: I savored every single line of A.S. King’s Please Ignore Vera Dietz.
 
My Most Worn Item of Clothing: A black tunic top with pockets that I have been wearing every season for at least 9 years. It’s not even that cute.
 
Beauty Products That I Hoard: Red lipsticks.
 
I smell like: Burberry Classic.
 
I Have Faked An Orgasm (Yes/No): Duh.