Stories by Roxane Gay

Roxane Gay’s writing has appeared in "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, "An Untamed State," will be published by Grove Atlantic and her essay collection, "Bad Feminist," will be published by Harper Perennial, both in 2014. She is at work on both fiction and nonfiction projects. subscribe to Roxane Gay's feed

Posted on: Mar 28, 2015, Source: The Guardian

The state's new bill is nothing but bigotry.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Why do we need so many women to come forward? One is enough.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2014, Source: The Guardian

The 'comedian' couldn't keep his arousal or his entitlement to himself, while ESPN's Cari Champion just did her job.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2014, Source: The Guardian

It's great when celebrities embrace feminism, but the movement is much more.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2014, Source: Harper Perennial

An excerpt from Roxanne Gay's new book.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2014, Source: The Guardian

There is always curiosity about the bodies of nude celebrity women, and there is always danger in being an 'Other.'

Posted on: May 12, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Women intellectuals have to get used to the fact that there are all kinds of feminists.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2014, Source: xoJane

The messages we give women about weight are insane.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2013, Source: Salon

Social media's outrage may be a double-edged sword.