About Me


Gianluca Russo is a fashion and culture writer who specializes on the topic of body diversity. His NYLON column “Plus Us” explores the many ways in which larger-bodied individuals are discriminated against in society today. Gianluca’s work has also appeared in GQ, Glamour, InStyle, Teen Vogue, and more.

Gianluca is the co-founder of The Power of Plus, a size-inclusive digital community aimed at promoting love, respect, and style for every BODY. His debut nonfiction book under the same name is set for publication in 2022 from Chicago Review Press.

Gianluca is currently represented by JL Stermer at Next Level Lit.

Gianluca is a graduate of the University at Albany, SUNY where he graduated with his Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism. For more of his work, follow him on social media at @g_russo1.