Alumna Profile: Sheila Heti ‘95

The following is an interview published in our Red Blazer magazine in Fall 2018.

TIME magazine described her novel How Should a Person Be? as “one of the most talked-about books of the year” while The Guardian newspaper hailed her as a “literary sensation.” Yet not so long ago New York Times bestselling author Sheila Heti ’95 was walking the halls of St.