Recommendations for Charlotte Cooper’s Fat Activism…

…are coming in. Here is a couple of them: Charlotte Cooper’s fierce new book Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement should be required reading for scholars and activists. Cooper draws on extensive interviews with fat activists to render a trenchant analysis of our field of motion. She takes a penetrating look at activist efforts and self-understandings, eschewing easy praise in favor of discernment that ultimately promises to invigorate the movement. Kathleen LeBesco, Marymount Manhattan College…

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HammerOn Book Production

Book production is a complex and collaborative task. It involves working with authors, of course, but also proof readers, copy editors and graphic designers. We are lucky enough to know and work with a range of talented people who help get our books out into the world. This post is a celebration of designers and copy editors who actually make books become a real life thing, whose work often goes if not unnoticed, then at…

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Fat Activism Pre-Order Badges

You will be available to pre-order Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement on this site from late November. As part of the package you will receive this rather fabulous badge. More news on how to pre-order will be posted soon! Charlotte continues to blog about the book in the run up to publication in January. Her latest post explores her worries about publishing the book, read more here. If you are interested in covering Fat…

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