Fat and Queer: An Anthology of Queer and Trans Bodies and Lives
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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.
Fat and Queer introduces a new generation of writers creating intersectional fat culture. It is a fine feast of life stories and poems exploring fat, sexuality, race and gender. As someone who has spent their life nurturing a movement of fat queers and trans people, I can't express how satisfying it is to see the work grow and bloom.--Dr Charlotte Cooper, Psychotherapist, Author Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement, Fat & Proud: The Politics of Size and Obesity Timebomb
Reading "Fat and Queer" was a breath of fresh air for me. So many stories truly touched my heart and made me reflect on my own experiences. These stories were written with so much honesty and depth, the whole book was a joy to read.--Essie Dennis
Fat & Queer presents readers with a vibrant collection of diverse, often-silenced voices that speak to the extraordinary resilience and tenacity that allows these writers to thrive in a world that rarely celebrates or affirms their identities. A necessary addition to an ever-expanding literature of the body and the new queer canon.--Amy Long, author of Codependence and winner of the 2018 CSU Poetry Center Essay Collection Competition