Kate Harding

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Kate Harding is co-author of Lessons from the Fat-o-Sphere: Quit Dieting and Declare a Truce with Your Body and founder of what was for a time the internet’s most popular body acceptance blog, Shapely Prose. She has contributed to numerous online publications, including Salon, Jezebel, The Guardian, and the L.A. Times, and published essays in the anthologies Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape (a Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2009), and Feed Me: Writers Dish About Food, Eating, Weight and Body Image. A graduate of the University of Toronto and the MFA in writing program at Vermont College of Fine Arts, she lives in Chicago with her husband and an old mutt.