Isle McElroy writes fiction, memoir, and critical nonfiction. They are available for freelance assignments on the subjects of diet culture, masculinity, non-binary identity, basketball, scammers, books, body dysmorphia, and more.
Contact isle [dot] mcelroy [at] gmail [dot] com for rates and availability.
“Will We Ever Escape Before and After Photos?" The Cut.
"Why Holding a Grudge is so Satisfying." NYT Mag.
"This Isn't Your Old Toxic Masculinity. It Has Taken an Insidious New Form." NY Times.
"How Dressing Up for Halloween Helped Me Embrace My Trans Identity." Vogue.
Enough With Drinks, Let's Get Ice Cream." Elle Magazine.
“There's Nothing Romantic About Eating Disorders." The Atlantic.
“Who Misses Paying For Things With Cash? Well, I Do." The Guardian.
“Loving Dad From Across a Stranger's Swimming Pool." Harper's Bazaar.
“How Painting My Nails Helped Me Become Myself." GQ.
“The Last Days of Manhood." The Cut.
"The Corona Inn Diaries." Esquire.
"Books that Reimagine Masculinity." BuzzFeed.
"The Necessity (and Inadequacy) of Trans Self-Acceptance." Lithub.
"The Art of the Scam." Vulture.
"Hazardous Cravings." Tin House.
"My Bodies." Gay Mag.
Reviews and Interviews
Interview with Genevieve Hudson at Bomb.
Interview with Alexander Lumans at The Believer.
Interview with Greg Mania at The Rumpus.
Gabe Habash's Stephen Florida The Atlantic
Valeria Luiselli’s The Story of My Teeth. 3:AM Magazine.
Adrienne Celt’s The Daughters. Electric Literature.
Andres Barba’s August, October & Rain Over Madrid. Music & Literature.
Medardo Fraile’s Things Look Different in the Light. The Iowa Review.
Can Xue’s The Last Lover. Colorado Review.
On Marcos Giralt Torrente. The Millions.