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Roxane Gay
Roxane Gay's writing has appeared in Best American Mystery Stories 2014, Best American Short Stories 2012, Best Sex Writing 2012, Oxford American, American Short Fiction, West Branch, Virginia Quarterly Review, NOON, The New York Times Book Review, Bookforum, Time, The Los Angeles Times, The... show more

Roxane Gay's writing has appeared in Best American Mystery Stories 2014, Best American Short Stories 2012, Best Sex Writing 2012, Oxford American, American Short Fiction, West Branch, Virginia Quarterly Review, NOON, The New York Times Book Review, Bookforum, Time, The Los Angeles Times, The Nation, The Rumpus, Salon, The Wall Street Journal's Speakeasy culture blog, and many others. She is the co-editor of PANK and essays editor for The Rumpus. She teaches writing at Eastern Illinois University. Her novel, She is the author of three books--Ayiti, An Untamed State, and Bad Feminist. She very much wants a tiny baby elephant.
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Bookish Blerd
Bookish Blerd rated it 2 months ago
Title: Ayiti Author/Narrator: Roxane Gay Format: audiobook Time: 02:46 (166 mins) Wow! Powerful. Haunting. Amazing. Haitian-American is not my experience, but I feel through the author's words--hearing them in her own voice figuratively and literally--I got a taste of what it is to live the H...
TeaStitchRead
TeaStitchRead rated it 3 months ago
Date Published: May 1, 2018 Format: Hardcover Source: Library Date Read: March 7-8, 2019 Review: I thought Roxane Gay did a great job putting this anthology together. Partly it was the variety (not every story involves a rape), partly was the lack of tangents which comes with talk about rape cultu...
Yzabel
Yzabel rated it 10 months ago
[I received a copy of this book through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.]This collection of essays is a very enlightening one: about people who were raped and/or sexually assaulted, about those who work with them, about the rape culture that permeates so many places and societies.The lat...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 1 year ago
Look, don't let my rating fool you. This is an important book; it should be required reading. I love the inclusion of both LGTB and male voices, and important. I just, and this isn't going to sound nice but, I just wish there had more culture, if that makes sense. While the bulk of the collection ar...
"So it goes."
"So it goes." rated it 1 year ago
This is embarrassing. I started reading this and immediately knew the first story, which is a good clue I've read it before. I continued knowing the stories all the way through. In fact I'm pretty sure this book is where I first learned of Blue Apron(tm). I don't keep a good list usually (though I'm...
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