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Maria Del Russo is a writer specializing in relationships, wellness, and culture. She writes NSFW(ish), a weekly newsletter about sex and love, in partnership with InStyle, Shape, HelloGiggles, and Health. Maria’s first book, Simple Acts of Love, was published by Simon & Schuster under the imprint Adams Media on July 2, 2019. She is currently working on her second book, which will be an advice-driven collection of essays. 

Maria’s writing has appeared in The CutThe Washington PostGlamourInStyleMan Repeller, CoveteurMen’s HealthBustle, Us Weekly, The Lily, Out, Medium, Refinery29, and Playboy, where she also served as the Advisor for the publication’s Spring 2019 issue. She also contributes editorial content for brands such as Rory and CBD for Life. Her previous home was profiled on Domino.

When she isn’t writing, Maria loves traveling, cooking, rewatching The Sopranos, relaxing with a glass of red wine, and dancing around to bad ‘00s emo music. She lives in Brooklyn, by way of New Jersey.