Tucson Festival of Books

Making Space


Author Evette Dionne is smart, funny, insightful ... and heavy-set. There. It's out there. In this session, she will explore the challenges many of us have living in a culture that hates fat people!


Panelist
Evette Dionne

"Weightless" author Evette Dionne is a journalist, editor and culture critic. She is the former editor-in-chief of Bitch Media and the current executive editor of YES! Media. "Lifting as WE Climb: Black Women's Battle for the Ballot Box," Dionne's middle-grade nonfiction book about Black women suggragists, was nominated for a National Book Award and won a Coretta Scott King author honor....

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Book:
Weightless
Making Space for My Resilient Body and Soul
Evette Dionne
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
HarperCollins Publishers
December 2022
ISBN 9780063076365
272 pages