BioMaria Del Russo is a commerce writer for Bustle Digital Group's lifestyle brands. She is also a contributing writer for The Zoe Report, having contributed to the site's Fashion Week content for the past three seasons.
Maria is a freelance writer covering sex, relationships, beauty, and other lifestyle topics. Her writing has appeared in publications including Elle Magazine, Glamour, The Cut, The Washington Post, Glamour, InStyle, Gossamer, Man Repeller, Coveteur, Men's Health, Real Simple, and Playboy, where she also served as the magazine's Advisor for the spring 2019 issue. She has a weekly newsletter, called NSFW(ish), which is published by Meredith Publishing. Maria's first book, Simple Acts of Love, was published in 2019 by Adams Media, an imprint of Simon & Schuster.
When she isn't writing, Maria loves traveling, cooking, rewatching The Sopranos with her boyfriend, and painting watercolors. She's also currently writing her second book, a memoir about love and layoffs. She lives in Brooklyn, by way of New Jersey.