The Other F Word: A Celebration of the Fat & Fierce

The Other F Word: A Celebration of the Fat & Fierce

by Angie Manfredi (Editor)


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The definitive collection of art, poetry, and prose, celebrating fat acceptance

Chubby. Curvy. Fluffy. Plus-size. Thick. Fat. The time has come for fat people to tell their own stories. The (Other) F Word combines the voices of Renée Watson, Julie Murphy, Jes Baker, Samantha Irby, Bruce Sturgell, and more in a relatable and gift-worthy guide about body image and fat acceptance. This dazzling collection of art, poetry, essays, and fashion tips is meant for people of all sizes who desire to be seen and heard in a culture consumed by a narrow definition of beauty. By combining the talents of renowned fat YA and middle-grade authors, as well as fat influencers and creators, The (Other) F Word offers teen readers and activists of all ages a tool for navigating our world with confidence and courage.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781419737503
Publisher: Amulet Books
Publication date: 09/24/2019
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 130,454
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Angie Manfredi is a librarian and writer who owns every season of Law and Order on DVD and sends over 150 handwritten Valentines every year. She has spent the last 11 years working directly with children and teens of all ages in a public library and now works in library consulting on all things youth services. Angie is fat and not sorry about it. She is a passionate advocate for literacy, diversity, and decolonizing the discourse surrounding children’s literature.


Des Moines, IA

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The Other F Word: A Celebration of the Fat & Fierce 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
bayy245 4 months ago
This anthology was absolutely wonderful. I'm not the biggest fan of nonfiction so I wasn't motivated to finish it all in one sitting, but I think that's what makes it even better. It covered a wide variety of topics, not just advice about being a fat person. It covers everything from letters to their past selves, dating advice, or just advice on how to be your best you. It was really inspiring and just all around wonderful. By it being non-fiction, I got to enjoy and be inspired by this anthology for the week it took me to read it. I got to read and digest inspiration and words from people like me and really think about what they were saying. I think this book could inspire anyone but I am so happy to finally see an inspiration book for me. I'm fat and fat isn't a bad word. The title alone makes me feel so good about myself. I think this is a must for anyone who isn't sure they can love the skin they're in. *I received a complimentary copy of this book from Amulet Books through NetGalley. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.*