Helena Andrews is an author and screenwriter based in Washington, DC. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Glamour, Marie Claire and a bunch of other places. Helena's memoir-in-essays, "Bitch is the New Black," was published by HarperCollins in June 2010 and is now available in paperback. Creator of "Grey's Anatomy" Shonda Rhimes optioned the book for the big screen through Fox Searchlight Pictures.

Age: 31 and counting 

Twitter: @helena_andrews

What I Do, Job-wise: I write about this grown up life and try to suss out why Steve Harvey wants me to act like a lady but think like a man. I am neither. 

What I Do, Fun-wise: Dancing like nobody's watching. Is that cheesy? Yes, yes it is. 

My Motto: "Bitch, please."

My Anti-Motto: "According to popular opinion..."

The First Movie Star I Ever Had A Crush On: Kevin Costner. Shut up.

My “celebs to make out with” list: David Sedaris. Exactly.

The Most Played Song On My iTunes: If I say anything by Adele will you think I'm depressed?

Last Book I Read Without Skimming Any Parts: I only participate in skimmed milk, not skimmed literature. The last book I read every single sentence of was Octavia Butler's, "Kindred."

My Most Worn Item of Clothing: My black yoga pants that have never once seen in the inside of a yoga studio. 

Beauty Products That I Hoard: Anything by Clinique. 

I smell like: Soap most days.

I Have Faked An Orgasm (Yes/No): Yes and No. 



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