Ayden LeRoux

Ayden LeRoux is a queer writer, artist, and critic from New England. Once upon a time she attended culinary school, worked as a cheesemaker on a goat farm, and studied to become a somm. Now she writes fiction and nonfiction exploring embodiment, eroticism, and illness, in order to complicate narratives about caretaking, gender, sexuality, and family structures. Her work can be found in BOMB, Bookforum, Catapult, Electric Lit, Entropy, Guernica, Lit Hub, Los Angeles Review of Books, and The Rumpus, and was honored as Notable in Best American Essays 2021. She is the co-author of Odyssey Works (Princeton Architectural Press 2016).