024. Body Image, Weight Loss, and Invisible Women in Romance Novels: Kennedy Ryan and Esme Brett
An exploration of weight loss and body image themes in romance novels. First, I talk to Kennedy Ryan, RITA-award winning author of Long Shot, as well as Block Shot, which we talk about in this episode. Then, I share a related clip from a previous episode with Esme Brett when we discussed plus-size representation in Brazen and the Beast by Sarah MacLean, plus some ways in which fat women are treated differently in the world.
- Block Shot - Kennedy Ryan
- Brazen and the Beast - Sarah MacLean
Guest: Kennedy Ryan
Cameo appearance from previous episode: Esme Brett
Novella mentioned in the episode is out!: Eyes On
Block Shotby Kennedy Ryan Brazen and the Beastby Sarah MacLean
NECRWA Conference info: https://www.necrwa.org/conference/
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