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Roxane Gay

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Roxane Gay

Roxane Gay

Roxane Gay lives and writes in the Midwest. She has a novel, An Untamed State (Grove Atlantic) and an essay collection, Bad Feminist (Harper), forthcoming in 2014. 


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What role should the social platform play as the feminist movement continues to grow?


New novels, poetry and short-story collections from up-and-coming and established writers of color.
It took years, but I eventually came to terms with loving the idea of NYC more than the city itself. 
The Syria Dilemma, edited by Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel, offers a range of perspectives on the Syrian dilemma from within Syria and...
The author's absorbing debut novel chronicles a young woman’s year in Paris, where she will have to choose the home wants most....
Roxane Gay talks with the author about his writing and the work that writing does. 
The conversation about diversity in Science Fiction & Fantasy reveals how racism constrains even imagination. 
Literary conversations are not representative of the diversity of modern letters. We can and I will do better.