Sheila Heti is the author of a number of books, including the novels Motherhood and How Should a Person Be? Her upcoming novel, Pure Colour, will be published on February 15, 2022.
Her second children’s book, A Garden of Creatures, illustrated by Esme Shapiro, will be published in May 2022.
She was named one of “The New Vanguard” by The New York Times; a list of fifteen writers from around the world who are “shaping the way we read and write fiction in the 21st century.” Her books have been translated into twenty-three languages.
Author website: http://www.sheilaheti.net/
Books in order of publication:
The Middle Stories – 2002
Ticknor: A Novel. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. – 2005
The Chairs Are Where the People Go: How to Live, Work, and Play in the City, with Misha Glouberman. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. – 2011
We Need a Horse, illustrated by Clare Rojas. McSweeny’s Publishing, – 2011
How Should a Person Be?: A Novel from Life. Henry Holt and Company. – 2012
Women in Clothes – 2014
All Our Happy Days Are Stupid. McSweeney’s Publishing. 2015
Motherhood. Henry Holt and Company. – 2018
Pure Colour. – 2022
A Garden of Creatures. – 2022