Maria Del Russo


Maria Del Russo is a sex, culture and beauty writer who lives in Brooklyn by way of New Jersey. Simon & Schuster will publish her first book, Simple Acts of Love, under the imprint Adams Media on July 2, 2019. She is currently working on her second book, which will be a collection of essays. She is a yogi, a plant mom, and a lover of all things vintage, French, or campy.

Work or writing background leading to expertise

Along with contributing to Us Weekly, Maria is the voice behind Playboy’s famous Advisor advice column for the Spring 2019 issue and a regular contributor to the publication’s digital site. Her work has also appeared in publications such as The Cut, The Washington Post, Glamour, InStyle, Man Repeller, The Coveteur, Men’s Health, and Refinery29, among others. Her previous home was profiled on Domino.