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A Conversation with Roxane Gay
May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Join The New York Times best-selling author ROXANE GAY in conversation with CYNTHIA GREENLEE. Gay’s writing explores what it means to be a feminist, a woman of color, and quite simply a human being with a body. Gay’s work includes Bad Feminist (2014), Difficult Women (2017), the memoir Hunger (2017), and the forthcoming (out later this year), Unti on Writing. She is also the author of World of Wakanda for Marvel. [rsvp required; see below]
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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.
DR. CYNTHIA GREENLEE is a Durham, North Carolina-based historian, writer, and senior editor at The Counter. She’s also the winner of a coveted James Beard Foundation Award for foodways writing, and she’s co-editor of The Echoing Ida Collection, an anthology of Black women and nonbinary people writing about reproductive and social justice. Her work has appeared in publications as diverse as Essence, The Nation, The New York Times, Literary Hub, Longreads, the Journal of Women’s History, Vox, Vice, Smithsonian, and the Washington Post.
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