Cynthia Heimel

American writer

Cynthia Heimel (née Glick;July 13, 1947 – February 25, 2018) was a feminist humorist writer from Oakland, California. She was a columnist and the author of satirical books primarily aimed at a female readership and was known for her unusual titles, as well as a playwright and television writer.


  • When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.
    • "Lower Manhattan Survival Tactics" in The Village Voice (1983)
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