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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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 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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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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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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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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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 pulls S&S book in protest over Yiannopoulos

Feminist author Roxane Gay has pulled the publication of her forthcoming book with Simon & Schuster, How to Be Heard, in response to the US publisher's reported $250,000 book deal with far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-27 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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Corsair buys Roxane Gay short stories

Little, Brown imprint Corsair has acquired Difficult Women, a collection of short stories by US writer Roxane Gay, for publication in January 2017.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Dark Horse to Publish Graphic Versions of Neil Gaiman Short Stories

The graphic adaptations of 'How to Talk to Girls at Parties,' with art by Gabriel Bá and Fábio Moon, and 'Troll Bridge,' with art by Colleen Doran, will be released in 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Dark Horse Looks to Add More Kids' Graphic Novels

Dark Horse Comics is expanding the number of kids' graphic novels it publishes each year, launching four new titles in 2015 with more kids graphic novels planned. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Dark Horse Comics graphic novels coming to Nook Tablet and Nook Color

Dark Horse Comics has penciled a contract with Barnes & Noble (it'll be sent off to be inked and colored next week*) to get the former's content onto the latter's Tablet and Color e-readers. Available in the Nook Comic store, you'll be able to pick up a mix of the publisher's licensed titles... Continue reading at Engadget

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Dark Books for Dark Times

Read these spine-tingling works of science fiction and fantasy at your own risk. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Russia To Censor Book Honoring Gay Icons Including Russia’s Own Gay Icon Tchaikovsky

Officials in Sartov region of Russia move to censor LGBT history book, citing nation's new "gay propaganda" laws. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Philip Pullman to release unseen His Dark Materials novella in October

Written in 2004 and auctioned for charity, Serpentine sees an adult Lyra and her daemon Pantalaimon revisit Trollesund in search of secretsA previously unseen His Dark Materials story about a teenage Lyra, written by Philip Pullman over a decade ago and that he never intended to publish, will be... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-08 23:01:46 UTC ]
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