Writer Heather Kristin reads a story only a native could tell, live in Crown Heights in 2010. Besides being a native of this fair city, Heather is a memoirist, novelist, playwright, violinist, composer, ex-actress, former subway performer, and mom. She graduated from the New School and attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. Heather has written about spending most of her twenties as the Kristin Davis stand-in on SEX AND THE CITY, youth culture in Russia, and home-schooling for various publications including Glamour, Slate, St. Petersburg Times, Narrative, Smith, New York Press, and West Side Spirit. Heather is currently writing a memoir about growing up in New York City. Read her essay about growing up in Hell’s Kitchen for BrooklynTheBorough.com.