Would you like to contribute to 'An Anthology of Size Acceptance'?
Health professionals and their clients sometimes find it difficult to understand the lived experience of moving from body hate to body acceptance. This anthology of lived accounts will provide both a supportive resource for people struggling with body image issues as well as important lessons in the benefits and nuances of this paradigm shift for medical, health, fitness and wellness professionals.
This book will be published in an ebook and softcover format with an ISBN and distributed via Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kindle, Nook, iBooks and Lulu.
Who are we?
Health, Not Diets provides professional development training for health professionals in weight neutral approaches such as Health at Every Size and the Non-Diet Approach. The company principal, Fiona Willer, is an Accredited Practising Dietitian undertaking PhD research in the adoption of weight neutral lifestyle approach counselling into the dietetic profession and author of two Non-Diet Approach guidebooks for health professionals. She is the current Vice President International of the Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH) who oversee the HAES Principles, current Secretary of HAES Australia and administrator for the Society for Australian Independent Dietitian-Nutritionists.
What are we looking for?
Contributions of writing, poetry or artwork which describe your personal experience of moving from body hate to body acceptance. Narrative writing should be about 800 words, artwork in an electronic format that can be rendered to A4 dimensions (landscape or portrait orientation), and poetry that would fit comfortably on 1-2 A4 pages in 12 point font. The softcover book will be in A5 format. One submission per person. You can choose to withhold your name for publication and your age, gender identity and country will be used instead. Twenty-five submissions will be selected for the first book and if there are enough submissions for two books a second one will be published.
What do I get in return?
If your contribution is selected for publication, you will be gifted $100 USD via PayPal if the book your contribution is in achieves sales profits that allow all of the contributors to receive their gifts within 12 months of publication.
When do I need to have my submission ready?
Works can be submitted for consideration up to 30th November 2017. The book will be published in early 2017.
If you're interested in learning more, or making a submission, please fill in the form below and you'll be emailed the project flyer and more details.
Your first name
Your gender identity?
Other/rather not say
What is your best email address?
Secondary email address
What country do you live in?
What kind of contribution would you like to make?
None, but please contact me when the book is published because I'd like a copy!
I'd like to promote this opportunity to my clients/patients/colleagues
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