Alex McElroy is the author of Daddy Issues. Writing appears in The Atlantic, Vice, Tin House, TriQuarterly, New England Review, and elsewhere. Currently, Alex is the print Nonfiction Editor for Gulf Coast.

Alex 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. 

THE ATMOSPHERIANS, a novel, will be published by Atria books in 2021.