Fat and Queer: An Anthology of Queer and Trans Bodies and Lives (Paperback)
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AASECT Book Award for General Audience'A joy to read' ESSIE DENNIS
'A beautifully written collection' JUNO ROCHE
We're here. We're queer. We're fat. This one-of-a-kind collection of prose and poetry radically explores the intersection of fat and queer identities, showcasing new, emerging and established queer and trans writers from around the world. Celebrating fat and queer bodies and lives, this book challenges negative and damaging representations of queer and fat bodies and offers readers ways to reclaim their bodies, providing stories of support, inspiration and empowerment. In writing that is intimate, luminous and emotionally raw, this anthology is a testament to the diversity and power of fat queer voices and experiences, and they deserve to be heard.
About the Author
Bruce Owens Grimm writes haunted queer essays and memoir. His work has appeared in The Rumpus, Kenyon Review Online, Ninth Letter, AWP's Writer's Notebook, Iron House Literary Review and Older Queer Voices among many others. Miguel M. Morales grew up working as a migrant/seasonal farmworker, and now works in a library. His writing has appeared in Hibernation and Other Poems, Imaniman: Poets Writing in the Anzaldua and From Macho to Mariposa: New Gay Latino Fiction. Tiff Joshua TJ Ferentini is a graduate of Manhattanville College's MFA Program, and a 2019 Lambda Literary Emerging Writers Fellow. Tiff's writing has appeared in The Gambler; Off the Rocks: The LGBTQ Anthology of Newtown Writers Press; and Songs of My Selfie: An Anthology of Millennial Writing.