Alex McElroy is a nonbinary writer based in Brooklyn. Their debut novel, THE ATMOSPHERIANS, was published in May by Atria. Other writing appears in The Cut, BuzzFeed, Vulture, Lithub, Vice, The Atlantic, Tin House, and elsewhere. Their chapbook, Daddy Issues, was published in 2017. 

Alex has 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.