Matt Ortile is the author of the essay collection The Groom Will Keep His Name (Bold Type Books/Hachette 2020). He is also the managing editor of Catapult magazine, and a contributing writer at Condé Nast Traveler. Previously, he was the founding editor of BuzzFeed Philippines. He is a MacDowell Fellow and has written for Vogue, Self, Out, and BuzzFeed News, among others. He is a graduate of Vassar College and lives in Brooklyn. You can find more of his work on mattortile.com and on Twitter @ortile.