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Roxane Gay, Margaret Atwood sign open letter supporting trans and nonbinary people

Between 1,500 and 2,000 members of the North American literary world signed an open letter offering support to trans and nonbinary communities. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-10-09 21:31:58 UTC ]
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How Roxane Gay’s HUNGER Helped Me Write About My Different Ability

A reader on how Roxane Gay's memoir HUNGER helped her overcome a fear of writing about her partial paralysis and disability within Black feminism. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-06 10:39:34 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay, Myriam Gurba and others discuss the publishing 'crisis' after 'American Dirt'

Inside a packed room in Culver City on Thursday, Myriam Gurba, Roxane Gay and other writers of color talked about "American Dirt," Macmillan and the "crisis" in U.S. publishing. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-02-07 21:39:43 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay’s favorite book of 2019 was Girl, Woman, Other.

From the fog of a so-far-extremely-cursed 2020, do you even remember 2019 anymore? The albino panda? 30 to 50 feral hogs? The US women’s national soccer team at the World Cup? What else even happened? Roxane Gay is here to remind us with this recap, which also lists her favorite books of the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-06 16:40:23 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: ‘Drawing Power: Women’s Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival’

Featuring a foreword by Roxane Gay, the comic anthology is a powerful and instructive collection of short stories by 60 female artists. The post Panel Mania: ‘Drawing Power: Women’s Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival’ appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2019-08-02 10:00:17 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay to make first visit to the UK next month

Roxane Gay is appearing in conversation with Liv Little, the founder of gal-dem, for her very first visit to the UK.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Melissa Broder | 'Why is it always a man and a mermaid? What if it was a woman and a merman?'

Melissa Broder’s first full length novel, The Pisces (Bloomsbury Circus), follows heartbroken PHD student Lucy as she moves to her sister's house in Venice Beach and subsequently falls in love with a merman.  With glowing reviews from Roxane Gay and "Parks & Recreation" writer Megan Amram... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN Brings the Resistance to Its 2018 World Voices Festival

The theme of this year's PEN World Voices Festival, "Resist and Reimagine," brings writers including Colson Whitehead, Roxane Gay, Eileen Myles, Jhumpa Lahiri, Dave Eggers, and Masha Gessen together in New York for six days in April. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of February 12, 2018

Ally Carter sells her debut middle grade series, S&S buys a YA novel by NBA-winner Neal Schusterman and his son, MIT Press nabs an essay collection by Roxane Gay, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Complex and Satisfying, You Should Read the 'Black Panther' Comics

The recent books by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Roxane Gay, and Evan Narcisse have had great character-driven stories. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2018-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: June 26, 2017

Roxane Gay, Eddie Izzard, and Sherman Alexie release memoirs that explore issues of personal and cultural identity. Plus Newt Gingrich and Naomi Klein land on our list with books that take opposing views of Donald Trump’s presidency. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mamamia's treatment of Roxane Gay was cruel, but not unusual

OPINION: Roxane Gay's latest book is out today, and while the celebrated feminist author admits she expected the publicity for Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body to be a bit of a minefield, I doubt she expected it to go so wrong, so quickly. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Edinburgh Book Festival unveils Brave New Words line-up

The Edinburgh International Book Festival today (13th June) launched its 2017 programme, boasting a line-up including Ian Rankin, Zadie Smith and Roxane Gay. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Full Text of 'Bad Feminist' Author Roxane Gay’s WI12 Speech

For many at Winter Institute, Roxane Gay’s opening keynote, which called on booksellers to step up their role in providing sanctuary, set the tone for one of the most political and energizing bookseller gatherings in recent memory. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay: Diversity is a "Problem Seemingly Without Solution"

In the opening keynote of Winter Institute, 'Bad Feminist' author Roxane Gay gave an impassioned speech that made ample use of the F-bomb, which called on booksellers to make their stores inclusive spaces that provide sanctuary for all. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay, Citing Milo Deal, Pulls Book from S&S

On Wednesday, Gay became the latest author to protest Threshold Editions's controversial book deal with Milo Yiannopoulos, by pulling her own book, 'How to Be Heard,' from the publisher's TED Books imprint. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cover Story: ‘Like One of the Family’

Six decades after its initial publication, a novel Roxane Gay says "remains painfully relevant" gets a re-release and a refreshed cover for a new generation. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WI12: Stellar Authors To Headline Winter Institute

Roxane Gay, Lesley Stahl, Ann Patchett, and Kim Scott talk about diversity and the business of bookselling. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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