Anshuman Iddamsetty is a writer and podcast producer. He's the host of Vanguard by Shopify Studios, a podcast about how we make money today. His non-fiction debut, Hello Pig: Notes For a Fat Future is out January 2020 on Strange Light. He's represented by Martha Webb of CookeMcDermid.

You can find his work in The Outline, Hazlitt, The National Post, and Best Canadian Sports Writing (ECW Press, 2017).

He’s a New York Game Awards finalist for his essay “How Video Games Demonize Fat People” (Knickerbocker Award for Best Games Journalism, 2019), a two-time National Magazine Award finalist for his essays "Swole Without a Goal" (Personal Journalism, 2015) and "The Year in Thickness" (Essay, 2014), and won the Gold Medal as art director and audiovisual producer of Hazlitt (Magazine Website of the Year, 2014).

Photograph by Troy Manning


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