Plus-Sized Model Tess Holliday Celebrates The Release Of Her New Book

Everyone’s favourite plus-sized model, Tess Holliday, has released the cover for her first ever book.

The 32-year-old – who has been an advocate for plus-sized women since 2010 – is bringing out her ‘manifesto’-style book in August.

Titled The Not So Subtle Art Of Being A Fat Girl, Holliday’s book aims to help women feel confident in their own skin.

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She has finally unveiled the cover art for her upcoming publication, making fans even more excited for its release next month.

Posting to her 63,000 Twitter followers, Holliday wrote,

So excited to share my book cover… ‘The Not So Subtle Art Of Being A Fat Girl’ is available for presale now!


Her followers were buzzing to see the finished product, with one saying, “Simple, powerful. It’s a fabulous cover, looks awesome”.

Tess went on to thank them for all their support, while also announcing she will embark on a book tour.

She wrote,

Thank you for all the love! I’m so glad you love my book cover as much as I do! I can’t wait to tour & hug you all!!!


Holliday is always promoting body confidence.

In 2013, she was part of the #effyoubeautystandards campaign on Twitter, with the hashtag now being shared over two million times.

She also became the first plus-sized model to join a major modelling agency – MiLKMangagment signed her in 2015.

And Tess’s celebration of her book launch proves just why she’s an inspiration to so many people.

She took to Instagram to share a selfie of her at Disneyland, saying,

How I celebrated my book cover reveal. Disneyland. Ice cream. All is good in the world #notsosubtletess #effyoubeautystandards



Her new book is a plea for all women around the world to feel comfortable in their skin, regardless of their dress size.

Talking about its release, Holliday said,

It’s been SO difficult keeping this secret, but Mama wrote a book and it’s coming out soon! The Not So Subtle Art of Being A Fat Girl is all about discovering how to love your body, love, life, heartbreak and more! Follow me on my journey of loving the skin you’re in.

She’s yet to announce where she will go on her book tour, but you can get your hands on the inspirational book from August 24.