Anshuman Iddamsetty is a Tkaronto-based artist, writer, and erotic performer laser-focused on fat liberation. His non-fiction debut, Hello Pig: Notes for a Fat Future, is forthcoming on Strange Light, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada. He is represented by Martha Webb of CookeMcDermid. 

He was nominated for the 2019 Knickerbocker Award For Best Video Game Journalism for his essay, "How Video Games Demonize Fat People" (The Outline, 2018) and is a two-time National Magazine Award finalist for his essays "Swole Without a Goal" (Hazlitt, 2016) and "The Year in Thickness" (Hazlitt, 2015).

Previously, he was a podcast producer for Shopify and host of Vanguard by Shopify Studios, the audiovisual producer and art director for Hazlitt, and a radio producer for CBC Radio.



Fat and Living It Tapestry/CBC Radio One, 2019

The Love Your Body Issue NOW Magazine, 2019



How Video Games Demonize Fat People The Outline, 2018

Best Canadian Sports Writing ECW Press, 2017

Swole Without a Goal Hazlitt, 2016

The Year in Thickness Hazlitt, 2015



Vanguard by Shopify Studios Shopify, 2019

Cavern of Secrets Hazlitt/Penguin Random House Canada, 2015-2016

The Arcade Hazlitt/Penguin Random House Canada, 2013-2015


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