Katherine Heiny

Katherine Heiny




Katherine Heiny's fiction has been published in The New Yorker, Ploughshares, Narrative,Glimmer Train, and many other places. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband and children.

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Standard Deviation

3.54 avg rating — 6,301 ratings — published 2017 — 18 editions
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Single, Carefree, Mellow

3.51 avg rating — 3,824 ratings — published 2015 — 12 editions
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Les faux plis de l'amour

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“It occurred to Graham that here, finally, was the similarity between the two women he’d chosen to marry: they were both totally unrufflable, one out of iciness, the other out of obliviousness.”
Katherine Heiny, Standard Deviation

“Fun. Wasn't that really the beauty of childhood? That you measured experiences by how much fun they were, not by how much work or inconvenience or tedious conversation they caused you? Of course you didn't think of the tiresome things if you were a kid, because you didn't have to do them.”
Katherine Heiny, Standard Deviation

“You take Boris’s hand as he bounds along on his long legs, your signal that he has to either slow down or pull you along. He tucks both your hand and his hand into the pocket of his jacket. You look up at his face out of the corner of your eye. In the cold, you watch him breathe perfect plumes of white that match the sheepskin lining of his jacket. You think how happy you would be if Boris thought you were half as beautiful as you think he is at this moment. You walk this way for a few minutes.”
Katherine Heiny, Single, Carefree, Mellow

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