Michelle Cuttino


Michelle Cuttino is the “Queen of Plus-Size Fiction,” and serves as a freelance writer, talk radio host, and body positive advocate. She is the President of Big Body Publishing, the premiere publisher for content written by and geared towards plus-size women. She is the author of Love & Happiness, Love Is Blind, and Me & Mrs. Jones, an eBook series adaptation of her screenplay once optioned with Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit Films. She is also co-author of the erotica anthology, Zane Presents… Cougar Cocktails, released under Zane’s Strebor/Simon & Schuster imprint.

Cuttino is a plus-size lifestyle blogger, who also blogs about publishing advice and industry events. She is a book reviewer and contributing writer for African Americans on the Move Book Club (AAMBC), and a columnist at Proud Times, Real Life Real Faith, and Curve Appeal Magazines. She is the owner and Executive Producer of Big Body Broadcasting, her BlogTalkRadio network that hosts three unique talk radio shows.

Cuttino is a motivational speaker who believes in sharing her life experiences to teach valuable lessons about faith, forgiveness, and emotional wealth. Her passion is turning her dealing process into a healing process. Her mission is to teach others it’s never too late to start over. Cuttino’s speaking engagements are not tailored as “How-to” sessions. Instead, they are “I will” workshops focused on being the best you possible.

Cuttino has conducted print and radio interviews with controversial authors and literary greats such as Brenda Jackson, Reshonda Tate Billingsley, Kimberla Lawson Roby, Abiola Abrams, J.L. King, Noire, Ashley & JaQuavis, Treasure Blue, Shashicka Tyre-Hill, Joey Pinkney, Dawniel Winningham, Dawn Michelle Hardy, Winter Ramos, Tamika Newhouse, Elissa Gabrielle, N’Tyse and Erica Mena. She has also provided content for many notable websites and blogs.

Cuttino was born and raised in Bronx, New York, and spent her formative years between New York and her parents’ hometown of Georgetown, South Carolina. She is single and still resides in the Bronx with her son.

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Love & Happiness
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 81,990. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Roxanne Linden learned the hard way that it’s one thing to be overweight, a lesbian and a cheater, but it’s quite another to take your stepsister, Ayana Linden, as a lover. Forced into a conventional lifestyle with her fiancé, Mark Watkins, Roxanne’s humdrum existence is interrupted when Ayana resurfaces. Roxanne knows her world is about to change, but is she fully prepared for what happens next?
Me & Mrs. Jones - Part I
Series: Me & Mrs. Jones, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,410. Language: American English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Brenda is a plus-size beauty, who sought excitement with Kevin outside of her ten-year marriage to John. Kim is thick and sexy, and welcomes John’s advances due to the neglect of her husband, Kevin. Stephanie meets Kevin and their chemistry is undeniable. Fate teaches them all a vital lesson… In the game of love, the things you take for granted, are the things someone else is silently praying for.

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