Nourish to publish the Fat Gay Vegan

Nourish to publish the Fat Gay Vegan

Nourish​ ​Books​ ​is​ to publish​ ​a ​debut​ ​title​ ​by​ vegan​ ​blogger​ ​and​ ​event​ ​organiser​ ​Sean​ ​O’Callaghan,​ ​aka​ ​Fat​ ​Gay​ ​Vegan.

The​ ​book,​ ​titled​ ​​Fat​ ​Gay​ ​Vegan:​ ​Eat,​ ​Drink​ ​and​ ​Live​ ​Like​ ​You​ ​Give​ ​a​ ​Sh!t​,​ ​will​ ​explore veganism:​ ​"one​ ​the​ ​21st century’s​ ​biggest​ ​lifestyle​ ​trends", said the publisher.​ O'Callaghan ​takes​ ​readers​ ​through​ ​his​ ​reasons​ ​for​ ​being​ ​vegan,​ ​how​ they ​too​ ​can become​ ​vegan,​ ​getting​ ​through​ ​day-to-life​ ​and​ ​interactions​ ​as​ ​a​ ​vegan,​ ​the​ ​issues​ ​within​ ​the​ ​vegan community,​ ​the​ ​many​ ​things​ ​veganism​ ​is​ ​conflated​ ​with,​ ​and​ ​what​ ​he​ ​sees​ ​as​ ​the​ ​future​ ​of​ ​veganism.​ ​​

The publisher said: "Fat​ ​Gay​ ​Vegan​ ​untangles​ ​the​ ​many​ ​myths​ ​around​ ​veganism,​ ​offering​ ​clear​ ​and​ ​non-judgemental​ ​guidance​ ​on what​ ​it​ ​really​ ​means​ ​and​ ​how​ ​and​ ​why​ ​you​ ​can​ ​do​ ​it,​ ​for​ ​anyone​ ​who​ ​wants​ ​to​ ​know. This​ ​is​ ​a​ ​compassionate,​ ​no-nonsense​ ​guide​ ​to​ ​veganism​ ​from​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​community’s​ ​most​ ​recognised celebrities.​"

Kate Fox, commissioning editor at Nourish, said: "​We​ ​are​ ​very​ ​excited​ ​to​ ​be​ ​publishing​ ​​Fat​ ​Gay​ ​Vegan​.​ ​Sean's​ ​honesty,​ ​energy​ ​and​ ​humour,​ ​which​ ​he​ ​shows through​ ​his​ ​many​ ​brilliant​ ​events​ ​and​ ​on​ ​his​ ​blog,​ ​make​ ​him​ ​a​ ​truly​ ​distinctive​ ​voice.​ ​At​ ​a​ ​time​ ​when veganism​ ​is​ ​being​ ​co-opted​ ​by​ ​fad​ ​diet​ ​plans​ ​and​ ​food​ ​trends,​ ​there's​ ​no-one​ ​better​ ​placed​ ​to​ ​explain​ ​what being​ ​vegan​ ​​really​​ ​means."

O'Callaghan​ ​has​ ​been​ ​the​ ​face​ ​of​ ​the​ ​award-winning​ ​Fat​ ​Gay​ ​Vegan​ ​blog​ ​since​ ​2010,​ ​which​ ​has​ more than ​500 000​ visitors ​a​ ​year,​ ​and​ 21k Twitter followers.​ ​He​ ​promotes​ ​vegan​ ​food​ ​pop-ups,​ ​cafés, restaurants​ ​and​ ​ventures​ ​across​ ​the​ ​UK,​ ​including​ ​the​ ​Vegan​ ​Beer​ ​Festivals​ ​in​ ​London,​ ​Sheffield, Manchester,​ ​and​ ​Glasgow.​ ​He​ ​also​ ​runs​ ​a​ ​Vegan​ ​Christmas​ ​Market​ ​and​ ​a​ ​weekly​ ​Vegan​ ​Market​ ​in​ ​London.

Fat​ ​Gay​ ​Vegan​ ​will​ ​be​ ​published​ ​on​ ​4th January​ ​​in​ ​paperback,​ ​priced​ ​at​ ​£8.99. The publisher holds​ ​world​ ​rights.