Isle McElroy on How It Might Feel to Live in the Wrong Body
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
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Andrew talks to Isle McElroy, author of People Collide, about what it means to be a non-binary writer and how it might feel like to be born into the wrong body.
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Isle McElroy is a non-binary writer based in Brooklyn. Their debut novel, The Atmospherians, was named a New York Times Editors’ Choice. Their second novel, People Collide, will be published in September. Other writing appears in The New York Times, New York Times Magazine, The Guardian, The Cut, Vulture, GQ, Vogue, The Atlantic, Tin House, and elsewhere. Isle was named one of The Strand’s 30 Writers to Watch. They have received fellowships from The Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, The Tin House Summer Workshop, The Sewanee Writers Conference, The Inprint Foundation, The Elizabeth George Foundation, and The National Parks Service.