Fat Like Me

Fat Like Me - Episode 23 - Chat all things fat with BLINK YA BOOKS editor Hannah VanVels

Blink YA Books editor Hannah and I discuss the positive effects of publishing body diverse stories, why fat rep matters, how publishing is changing, what she’s looking to acquire more!

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Fat Like Me - Episode 22 - Chat all things fat with MASK OF SHADOWS, RUIN OF STARS BELLE RÉVOLTE author Linsey Miller

We discuss the importance of YA f/f and ace rep, the importance of not trading values for a quick sale, Linsey’s path to publishing, pushing the convo for body diversity in kidlit, finding your people to survive the writer’s life and more!

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Fat Like Me - Episode 21 - Chat all things fat with actor, writer, and Plus This! co-host Kathy Deitch

Plus This co-host, actor, and writer Kathy Deitch and I discuss lack of fat rep in Hollywood, fat stigma on Broadway, how diet culture started, the effect of fatphobic language in the home, standing up to your dr more!

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Fat Like Me - Episode 20 - Chat all things fat with literary agent Linda Camacho

Gallt Zacker literary agent Linda Camacho and I discuss the need for fat rep in kidlit, the path to querying, the importance of seeing yourself in books and movies, positive fat rep, what she’s looking for next, and more!

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Fat Like Me - Episode 19 - Chat all things fat with SALVAGE, SOUND, and BLIGHT author Alexandra Duncan

Content Warning: Diet and disordered eating Alexa and I discuss the issues that an app like WW for kids can create. We also talk about how to become a librarian and what that job truly is like, her path to publication and more!

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Fat Like Me - Episode 18 - Chat all things fat with ANALIESE RISING author and Pitch Wars creator Brenda Drake

Brenda and I discuss finding your community in Pitch Wars, submission tips, writing fat mcs, how to push the convo for fat acceptance, de-stressing at conferences more!

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Fat Like Me - Episode 17 - Chat all things fat with HORACE AND BUNWINKLE author PJ Gardner

PJ Gardner and I discuss following your dreams in your 40s, accepting writing help through beta feedback, surviving query rejections, how the only thing that matters in the end is that you write, fat stigma, and more!

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Fat Like Me - Episode 16 - Chat all things fat with advice columnist Captain Awkward

Captain Awkward and I discuss her path to creating an advice column, how to own living in a fat body, how parents might raise kids with disordered eating in their quest for thinness, tips for finding a HAES DR, honoring your partner’s size while adjusting your fatphobic gaze and more!

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Fat Like Me - Episode 15 - Chat all things fat with HEARTSTRUCK author Rebecca Sky

Rebecca and I discuss growing up in a religious home and how it changed her writing, the Nike plus-size workout wear uproar, life as a Wattpad star, growing a thick skin from rejection, writing without harm, writing fat characters, and more!

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Fat Like Me - Episode 14 - Chat all things fat with NOT QUITE SNOW WHITE author Ashley Franklin

Ashley and I discuss her path to publication, writing picture books, how diet culture changes society’s view of bodies, changing media to normalize body diversity, cute plus size clothes, yes, fat people can be fashionable, and more!

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