Mariah MacCarthy

Mariah MacCarthy (they/them) is a nonbinary birth mother who has written for BuzzFeed, Yes! Magazine, The Brooklyn Rail, Romper, and others. They're also an internationally-produced playwright, and the New York Times said their work was "a lot of fun." Their Young Adult novel, Squad, comes out in March 2019 with FSG.

Stories By Mariah MacCarthy

I’m Nonbinary. I Loved Being Pregnant. It’s Complicated.

During my unplanned pregnancy, I reveled in my new body and the pleasures it brought, while hiding from the pain I knew would come when I gave my child away.