Kevin Sessums was for 14 years a contributing editor of Vanity Fair magazine and for 4 years served in the same capacity for Allure magazine. Before that he was Executive Editor of Andy Warhol's Interview magazine. His other work has appeared in Travel+Leisure, Out, Playboy, and Elle magazines. His recent memoir from St. Martins Press, Mississippi Sissy, was on the New York Times Bestseller List and nominated for a Quill Award. The trade paperback of Mississippi Sissy will be out in March from Picador. He attended the Juilliard School of Drama.