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Oct 5th EVENT (Virtual)

Oct 5th EVENT (Virtual)

Bad Fat Black Girl: Sesali Bowen w/ Amber J. Phillips

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WHO & WHAT: A VIRTUAL EVENT w/ author Sesali Bowen and storyteller, filmaker, and art director, Amber J. Phillips, in conversation about her ode to trap feminism in a modern world, Bad Fat Black Girl. 

WHEN: Tuesday, October 5, 2021 — 5pm PST (8pm EST)

WHERE & HOW: It's virtual! You will receive a private invite link via email within 24 hours of the event start (be sure to check your spam and email us if you have not received the link prior to the event start time). A recording of the conversation will be available for 48 hours only after the event.

Accessibility: Live captions are available via Google Chrome accessibility settings. Please email us if you have any additional needs or accessibility concerns.


Tickets to the virtual conversation are FREE w/ RSVP

Purchased tickets include a copy of Bad Fat Black Girl (with signed bookplate while supplies last). Books are shipped within 3-5 days after the event. US and Canada Only.

As we are unable to ship outside of the US & Canada, tickets purchased by those outside of those regions will be sponsoring a book to be gifted to those in our community.


Sesali Bowen is a writer who curates events, writes for film and television, and creates elevated pop culture correspondence. Bowen is the former senior entertainment editor at Nylon magazine and senior entertainment writer at Refinery29. Focusing on Black pop culture, she helped launch Unbothered, R29’s sub brand for Black women. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times and Feministing. Bowen lives in New Jersey.

Amber J. Phillips is a storyteller, filmmaker and art director. She creates world building narratives using warm visuals and vulnerable performances through her lens of being a Fat Black Queer femme auntie from the Midwest. Amber recently released her first short film, Abundance about the limitations and radical possibilities of identity. Amber is the producer, writer, and performer of Abundance that was recently named a 2021 BlackStar Film Festival selection and won the audience award for Best Short Narrative. You can experience more of Amber's work on Instagram, Twitter and at

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