Amanda Martinez Beck

Amanda Martinez Beck is an activist and writer specializing in fat liberation. With J. Nicole Morgan, she is the cohost of the Fat & Faithful Podcast, and she is the fat woman with the Sharpies on Instagram known as @your_body_is_good. Amanda and her professor husband Zachary have four young children and they live in East Texas. When she is not writing or chasing her brood around, she is a body image coach and consultant. Her first book, Lovely: How I Learned to Embrace the Body God Gave Me, is available from Our Sunday Visitor, and her second book, tentatively titled The Fat Girl’s Field Guide to the Modern World, is forthcoming from Broadleaf Books in 2022.