In today’s very special bonus episode, host Rachel Mans McKenny chats with writer Alex McElroy about cults, bagels, bad men, and, of course, books!
In Alex’s new novel, The Atmospherians, a disgraced social media maven becomes the head trainer for a camp designed to rid men of their toxic masculinity. What could possibly go wrong?
About Alex McElroy
Alex McElroy is a nonbinary writer based in Brooklyn. Their debut novel, The Atmospherians, was published in May 2021 by Atria. You can find their other writing in The Cut, BuzzFeed, Vulture, GQ, Elle, Vice, The Atlantic, Tin House, and elsewhere.
All links from today’s episode go to Alex’s favorite Houston, TX indie bookstore, Brazos. Be sure to check out their novel, The Atmospherians, and connect with them on Twitter!
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