Roxane Gay’s writing appears in Best American Mystery Stories 2014, Best American Short Stories 2012, Best Sex Writing 2012, A Public Space, McSweeney’s, Tin House, Oxford American, American Short Fiction, Virginia Quarterly Review, and many others. She is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. She is the author of the books Ayiti, An Untamed State, the New York Times bestselling Bad Feminist, the nationally bestselling Difficult Women and the New York Times bestselling Hunger. She is also the author of World of Wakanda for Marvel. She has several books forthcoming and is also at work on television and film projects. In this talk, Roxane will speak about her work and how it serves as a tool to for activism and social justice. Following a talk-back with Professor Imani Perry, we will host a book sale and signing, as well as a reception where refreshments will be served.
Co-Sponsored by the Carl A. Fields Center, LGBT Center, Women*s Center. Campus Conversations on Identity Committee, Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, and the English Department