Rae Mariah MacCarthy

Rae Mariah MacCarthy is a nonbinary birth mother. They're also a Young Adult novelist, award-winning playwright, performer, storyteller, curator, and all-around creatrix. Their YA novel, Squad, is out now with FSG, and their Amazon Original memoir, My Boy, Their Son, was Amazon's #1 Best-Seller in Adoption. They’ve written for BuzzFeed, Refinery29, YES! magazine, Look (UK) magazine, the Brooklyn Rail, and other outlets. Their plays have been performed all over the world, and the New York Times called their immersive party play, Mrs. Mayfield’s Fifth-Grade Class of ’93 20-Year Reunion, “a lot of fun.” They live in Astoria with their cat, Sophie. Visit them at https://www.mariahmaccarthy.com.