Kate Harding

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(Harding, Kate) Kate Harding is the author of Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture―and What We Can Do About It, which was chosen as a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award and as the freshman read for Tulane University’s class of 2020. She is also a co-author (with Anna Holmes and Amanda Hess) of The Book of Jezebel and, with Marianne Kirby, of Lessons from the Fat-o-Sphere. In 2007, she founded the popular body image and self-acceptance blog Shapely Prose, and her writing has appeared in The Guardian, the Los Angeles Times, U.S. News and World Report, Cosmopolitan, Salon, Jezebel, and .Mic, among other publications. Harding and co-editor Samhita Mukhopadhyay presents 23 leading feminist writers on protest and solidarity, in Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance, and Revolution in Trump’s America (Picador). Nasty Women includes inspiring essays from a diverse group of talented women writers who seek to provide a broad look at how we got here and what we need to do to move forward.