ASU Book Group: ‘Fat Girl on a Plane’ by Kelly deVos

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The ASU Book Group's November 2020 reading selection is "Fat Girl on a Plane" by Kelly deVos. The book group is open to all in the ASU community and meets monthly from noon–1 p.m. on Zoom during fall semester 2020. The spring meeting locations are TBD. Haven't read the book? Come anyway! Authors are always present. 

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Meeting ID: 915 9528 3813        |        Password:  795078


A teen novel, the story is told from fat and skinny perspectives about smart fashion, pursuing your dreams, and loving yourself.

High school senior Cookie Vonn's post-graduation dreams include getting out of Phoenix, attending Parsons and becoming the next great fashion designer. But in the world of fashion, being fat is a cardinal sin. It doesn't help that she's constantly compared to her supermodel mother—and named after a dessert.

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Kelly deVos holds a Bachelor of Arts in English (creative writing) from ASU, which she earned in 2016.

The ASU Book Group meetings and selections for 2020-2021 are:

The ASU Book Group is sponsored as a community outreach initiative by the Department of English and organized in partnership with the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing.

Judith Smith
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, 12-1 p.m.
Free of charge and open to the public