Kate Harding has written for web publications includingSalon.com, Jezebel.com, and the L.A. Times online. Until 2010, she ran the successful body acceptance blog, Shapely Prose, which helped to spawn a book (co-authored with Marianne Kirby) called Lessons from the Fat-o-Sphere. She’s published fiction, non-fiction, and really embarrassing poetry in literary magazines, and personal essays in anthologies about body image, female sexuality, and most recently,Madonna. Kate’s currently at work on The Book of Jezebel, a collection of essays about reading classics for the first time, and a top secret project she hopes to complete while in residence at StoryStudio. A graduate of University of Toronto and Vermont College of Fine Arts, she lives in Rogers Park with her husband, Al, and their devil puppy, Murray.