Whitney Mallet may have grown up in Western Canada, but she is now a true New Yorker at heart. An author, essayist and filmmaker, in town Whitney is renowned for her iconic outfits. A recent photo spread for NY’s Office magazine captured her signature attire of thigh-high leather boots, lace lingerie and red lipstick. You will often find Whitney sprawled on her apartment’s balcony, drafting an article about the latest artistic and cultural trends. Whitney regularly appears at galleries to perform poetry and has published a scintillating erotic story titled Deliverance with Smutburger Editions. Her literary practice focuses on subculture and commodification, exploring the dynamic between desire, identity and cultural production. Did you know that she is writing a conspiracy thriller? You might meet Whitney at a rave, her face illuminated by her phone, tapping out some words deliriously.