Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the United Kingdom version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Read anywhere Read anywhere
Ways to pay Pocketmags Payment Types
Trusted site
At Pocketmags you get
Secure Billing
Great Offers
Web & App Reader
Gifting Options
Loyalty Points

The big picture

A new essay anthology dismantles the stereotypes and inequitable systems faced by plus-sized women
Christina Myers

SEVERAL YEARS AGO, former Vancouver newspaper journalist Christina Myers found herself writing many creative non-fiction pieces dealing with her body and how it intersects with other parts of her life.

One of those stories, a slyly humorous and relatable take on her complicated relationship with clothing as a plus-sized woman, was shared repeatedly online. “I loved fashion my whole life, but I didn’t dress as though I did, and often, it was hard to find what I wanted,” Myers says.

Around that time, Myers realized she had the beginnings of an essay collection. She pitched Caitlin Press – with which she had a relationship having contributed to its 2016 anthology Boobs: Women Exploring What it Means to Have Breasts. The Toronto-based feminist press liked the idea and encouraged Myers to continue working on the concept.

Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Quill & Quire - March 2020
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - March 2020
Or 599 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only £ 5.00 per issue
Or 4999 points

View Issues

About Quill & Quire

Spring Kidlit Special New books by Jeremy and Hermione Tankard, Tom Ryan and Robin Stevenson, and Lindsay Wong