Roxane Gay is starting a new imprint at Grove Atlantic.

Roxane Gay is not just an acclaimed writer, she’s a champion of writers: she’s edited The Best American Short Stories, founded Gay Magazine, and launched the Audacious Book Club to promote reading and discussion of powerful new literary voices. Now, she’s continuing her curatorial work by partnering with Grove Atlantic to start her own imprint. […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-05-26 14:50:24 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay Starts Publishing Imprint With Grove Atlantic

Roxane Gay Books will focus on underrepresented fiction, nonfiction and memoir writers, with or without agents. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-26 09:00:15 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay is starting a book club—and you can join.

Some good news to close out the year! Recently, Roxane Gay announced on Twitter that she’s starting a book club, and anyone can participate. The Audacious Book Club will span at least one year, and the reading list for 2021 has already been finalized: Jenna Wortham and Kimberly Drew, Black... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-21 15:31:37 UTC ]
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Grove Atlantic Raises Entry-Level Pay, Forms Exec Committee

Grove Atlantic has created a six-person executive committee to help CEO Morgan Entrekin run the publisher and increased the entry-level salary to $40,000. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Grove Atlantic Executive Editor Joan Bingham Dies at 85

Joan Bingham, longtime executive editor of Grove Atlantic and a key figure in the merger that created the house, died October 31. She was 85. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Roxane Gay Revisits ‘Darkness’ as a Graphic Novel

The author’s latest comic book endeavor adapts a short story, “The Sacrifice of Darkness,” from her 2017 collection “Difficult Women.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-24 18:30:05 UTC ]
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Australia's Booktopia starts publishing imprint

Australian online retailer Booktopia is launching a publishing programme this autumn through imprint Booktopia Editions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-03 23:47:02 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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Prometheus Sells Fiction Imprints to Start Publishing

After entering the fiction market in 2005 with the launch of its Pyr science fiction imprint, Prometheus has sold that imprint and another one to return to its original focus: nonfiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay to edit anthology of ‘dispatches from rape culture’

Not That Bad, which will include contributions from actors Ally Sheedy and Gabrielle Union, aims to address the routine levels of abuse faced by womenFeminist commentator and writer Roxane Gay is editing a new anthology of essays about sexual assault and harassment, which will include... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crown Starts New Nonfiction Imprint, Currency

The imprint will be led by Tina Constable and, according to Crown head Maya Mavjee, will publish books on business; economics and finance; and individual, organizational, and societal transformation and growth. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-28 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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Australian website labelled 'cruel and humiliating' for treatment of feminist author Roxane Gay

Article accompanying podcast interview with Mia Freedman detailed preparations website said it made to accommodate ‘imposing’ US authorThe US author Roxane Gay has labelled the Australian website Mamamia “cruel and humiliating” for publishing a podcast interview with text that asked whether she... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-06-13 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 tells ABA 'books more important than ever'

Books and bookstores will be more important than ever in the current climate, US feminist writer Roxane Gay told the American Booksellers Association's 12th Winter Institute in Minneapolis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 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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