Anshuman Iddamsetty is a Tkaronto-based fat artist, writer, and erotic performer. His practice is laser-focused on fat liberation. Anshuman's 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.

Photograph by MAY TRUONG

 

SUPPORT HIS WORK

PATREON
ONLYFANS
WISHLIST

 

PRESS

FAT AND LOVING IT Tapestry/CBC Radio One, 2019
THE LOVE YOUR BODY ISSUE NOW Magazine, 2019

 

SELECT ESSAYS

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

 

PODCAST PRODUCTION

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

 

Using Format