Alanna Okun

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Alanna Okun


Born
February 07, 1982

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Genre
Art


Alanna Okun is a writer, editor, and crafter living in New York. She's currently a senior editor at Racked and worked at BuzzFeed for a while before that. Her work has appeared on NPR, Brooklyn Magazine, Apartment Therapy, Vogue Knitting, The Hairpin, The Billfold, and other places. She's also done segments for The Today Show, Good Morning America, and a whole bunch of local and national television and radio shows.

Her first book, The Curse of the Boyfriend Sweater , was recently published by Flatiron Books.

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Average rating: 3.72 · 1,513 ratings · 295 reviews · 2 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Curse of the Boyfriend ...

3.71 avg rating — 1,498 ratings — published 2018 — 5 editions
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Knit a Hat: A Beginner's Gu...

4.33 avg rating — 15 ratings3 editions
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“So often the only thing you can do is give up the idea that you can perfectly visualize a life, and just keep stringing days together one by one; so often a gaping hole in a sleeve just needs a little tug a few stitches back. And sometimes you just have to sit with the hole, to accept that it’s there and it’s uncomfortable and it’s fine.”
Alanna Okun, The Curse of the Boyfriend Sweater: Essays on Crafting

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