Katie Heaney is a freelance writer and was most recently a senior editor at BuzzFeed. Her writing has appeared in Cosmopolitan, Vulture, The Hairpin, The Awl, and Pacific Standard, among other places. She is the author of a memoir, Never Have I Ever, and the novel, Dear Emma. She lives in Brooklyn.
"[Katie] Heaney's not afraid to examine her past for 'clues' to what she realizes is her truth in the present, and reflects on her changing identity with honesty and wit."--NYLON
"An honest, endearing, and laugh-out-loud account of coming to terms with one's sexual identity."--W Magazine "Would You Rather? is an extraordinarily generous and affecting book. Katie Heaney has written something with a remarkable amount of room in it--enough for anyone to spread out and connect with. It's deeply felt, clear-eyed, joyful, and illuminating."--Mallory Ortberg, author of Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters "Whether you're single or in a relationship, whether you're queer, straight, or questioning, whether or not you're partial to Harry Styles--you will discover something relatable and self-affirming in this honest, heartfelt, hilarious memoir."--Camille Perri, author of The Assistants "What does it mean to find yourself, to know who you are and walk boldly in that truth? Would You Rather? takes readers on that journey along with Katie, reveling in the relief and glee of finding your tribe and frolicking in the exquisite joy of being a woman who loves women."--Jenna Wortham, staff writer at The New York Times Magazine and co-host of the podcast Still Processing