Fat Like Me Podcast is a show where likeminded people can come together to discuss the need for intersectional body diversity rep in kidlit, literature, media, and life. The show features authors, artists, entertainers, agents, editors, activists, and people of all sizes passionate about continuing the conversation for positive fat representation and body diversity until it becomes the norm not the exception.
Chat all things fat with author Lilly Santiago
Lilly Santiago and I chat about her path to finding an agent, what it's been like working in publishing: in both literary agencies and publishing houses, why we need more intersectional fat rep, especially more stories with BIPOC & neurodiverse mc's and what tropes we're craving with fat characters and what tropes need to be buried, aka the funny fat sidekick.
Chat all things fat with musical artist iyla & entrepreneur Faith Holmes
Season 3 opens with musical artist iyla and entrepreneur Faith Holmes as we explore toxic body image within the music industry and beyond, self care, allyship, the power of words, building self confidence, meditation and more!
Chat all things fat with 40-LOVE author Olivia Dade
Guest co-host HEARTS ON HOLD author Charish Reid and I chat with Olivia Dade, we discuss plot, sex, and banter, the power of plus size rom coms, why we need more 40+ yo MCs in romance, is there enough plus size male rep in romancelandia & more!
Chat all things fat with journalist & Strutter Magazine creator Patricia DeLuca
Patricia and I discuss the path to creating a plus size magazine, is there space in journalism for fat acceptance, weight loss surgery & how becoming smaller doesn't equal happiness, the key to confidence and more!
Chat all things fat with THE GRACE YEAR author Kim Liggett
Kim, Taj, and I discuss growing up with loss of innocence under the male gaze, the price of beauty, power dynamics, victim blaming, body shaming, girl power, self confidence, deprogramming diet culture and more!
Better Than Brunch episode 2
Denise, Charish, Taj, and Cass chat all things in our second episode: We're giving you writing tips that deal with plotting and organization. We talk about what we're writing and what we're reading. Charish has a personal grunge against a house spider, who isn't pulling her weight. We give Denise a Grizzled character and she gives you an awesome pitch. We give you summer cocktail suggestions!
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Audio quality makes it unlistenable
I came for the Captain Awkward content, but the sound quality is so bad that I cannot listen for more than a few minutes. Please figure out some way to fix it!