Marianne Kirby writes about bodies both real and imagined. She plays with the liminal space between vanishing and visibility. She authored Dust Bath Revival and its sequel, Hogtown Market; she co-authored Lessons from the Fatosphere: Quit Dieting and Declare a Truce with Your Body. A longtime writer, editor, and activist, Marianne has contributed to women’s interest publications, news outlets, and TV shows that require people to have opinions. She has been published by The Guardian, xoJane, The Daily Dot, Bitch Magazine, TIME Magazine, and others. She has appeared on TV and radio programs ranging from the Dr. Phil talk show to Radio New Zealand.