Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 7:00pm
Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona (SSS) Hall, Rm 114
1 Prospect StreetNew Haven, CT
Join us for an evening with Roxane Gay as she reads selections from her work. Roxane Gay is a prominent journalist and author on feminism, race, gender, and their intersections. This semester she is a Presidential Visiting Fellow and is teaching an undergraduate seminar on writing trauma.
Roxane Gay has authored the books Ayiti, An Untamed State, the New York Times bestselling Bad Feminist, the nationally bestselling Diffcult Women and the New York Times bestselling Hunger. Her 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 also a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times.
Claudia Rankine, the Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry at Yale and a 2016 MacArthur Fellow, will lead a Q&A with Roxane following the reading.
Free and open to the public.