“A former biker-bar employee…” —The New York Times

ISAAC
FITZGERALD

Photo credit: John Midgley

Isaac Fitzgerald has been a firefighter, worked on a boat, and was once given a sword by a king, thereby accomplishing three out of five of his childhood goals. Formerly of The Rumpus and McSweeney’s and most recently the founding editor of BuzzFeed Books, Isaac is now the co-host of BuzzFeed News’ Twitter Morning Show, #AMtoDM. He also appears frequently on The Today Show to talk books, and is co-author of Pen & Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them and Knives & Ink: Chefs and the Stories Behind Their Tattoos (with Recipes) (winner of an IACP award), and the author of a YA novel and picture book forthcoming from Bloomsbury. He uses Twitter.

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SELECTED ESSAYS:

How I Found A Steady Soundtrack For An Unsteady Life
The True Story Of My Teenage Dirtbag Fight Club
Confessions Of A Former Former Fat Kid
Why I Stopped Running From New York
High For The Holidays