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Kate Harding's Biography

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Chicago
Jul 2009

Kate Harding is a co-author of Lessons from the Fat-o-Sphere: Quit Dieting and Declare a Truce with Your Body and the founder of Shapely Prose, the most popular body acceptance blog on the web. She's also a regular contributor to Salon.com's feminist blog, Broadsheet, and recently published essays in the anthologies Yes Means Yes!: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape, and Feed Me!: Writers Dish About Food, Eating, Weight and Body Image. A graduate of University of Toronto and the MFA in writing program at Vermont College, she lives in Chicago with her husband and two old dogs. She's currently working on a book about grief and hoping to find more opportunities to contribute to books with exclamation points in the title.

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Publishers

Perigee Books

Interests & Hobbies

Body Image, Fat Acceptance, Health At Every Size, Feminism, Humor