Heather Havrilesky

Heather Havrilesky writes the popular Ask Polly advice column on Substack and is the author of What If This Were Enough?, How to Be a Person in the World, and Disaster Preparedness. She has written for the New Yorker, the Atlantic, the New York Times Magazine, and NPR’s All Things Considered, among others, and also maintains the Ask Molly newsletter, written by Polly’s evil twin. She lives in Durham, North Carolina, with her husband, two daughters, and two dogs.

Author website: http://www.hhavrilesky.com


Disaster Preparedness: A Memoir (2010)

How to Be a Person in the World (2016)

How to Be a Person in the World: Ask Polly’s Guide Through the Paradoxes of Modern (2017)

Ask Polly’s Guide to Your Next Crisis (A Vintage Short) (2017)

What If This Were Enough? (2018)

Foreverland: On the Divine Tedium of Marriage (2022)

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