Editor’s Notes: The Fat Femme Fashion Series

An inside look, just for A+ members, from Autostraddle’s editors on the process, struggles, and surprises of working on what you’re reading on the site. We learn so much from this work before it ever even makes it to your eyes; now you can, too! In this special version of our Editor's Notes, Culture Editor Shelli Nicole interviews Dani Janae, who curated The Fat Femme Fashion Series.

It’s no secret that I am a big fan of Dani Janae, so when she came to me with a pitch about a roundtable conversation on fat fashion the answer was of course a large and resounding YES! I wanted to take great care of this series as the editor, doing all that I could to get as many eyes on it as possible and making sure it didn’t get lost on the site. It’s alw...

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danijanae

Dani Janae is a poet and writer based out of Pittsburgh, PA. When she's not writing love poems for unavailable women, she's watching horror movies, hanging with her tarantula, and eating figs. Follow Dani Janae on Twitter and on Instagram.

danijanae has written 132 articles for us.

Shelli Nicole

Shelli Nicole is a Detroit-raised, Chicago-based writer. Her work has appeared in Bustle, HelloGiggles & Marie Claire. She is terrified of mermaids and teenagers equally.

Shelli has written 220 articles for us.