Heidenry, John

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HEIDENRY, John. American, b. 1939. Genres: Sex, Communications/Media. Career: Social Justice Review, St. Louis, MO, assistant editor, c. 1957-61; St. Louis Review, St. Louis reporter, c. 1961-63; Herder & Herder, NYC, managing editor, 1963-72; St. Louis, editor, 1977-82; Penthouse Forum, NYC, executive editor to editor, 1982-89; freelance writer, 1989-. St. Louis Literary Supplement, co-founder, 1977; Continuum Publishing Group, consultant editor; The Week, executive editor, 2000-. Publications: Test Your Sex I.Q., 1988; Theirs Was the Kingdom, 1993; What Wild Ecstasy, 1997. EDITOR: The Penthouse Letters, 1989; Erotica from Penthouse, 1990.