Nebraska Authors

Roxane Gay

Born 1974 Omaha, NE (USA)

Roxane Gay is an award-winning and best selling author of novels, memoirs, short stories, essays, and more. She has written articles for print and online publications including The New York Times, The Guardian, Elle, Buzzfeed, and many, many others. In any form, her writing carries messages of social and cultural criticism.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Charleston, IL
Arizona
Colorado
Virginia
New Jersey
New Hampshire

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction
  • Other

Keywords

Feminism; Memoir; Graphic Novel

Education

BA, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
MA, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
PhD, Michigan Technological University, 2010

Occupation

Assistant Professor of English

Places Worked

Eastern Illinois University
Purdue University

Honors

New York Times Bestseller

Bibliography

Girl Crush: Women's Erotic Fantasies. 2010. (Editor)
Ayiti. 2011.
An Untamed State. 2014.
Bad Feminist. 2014.
Black Panther: World of Wakanda. 2016.
Difficult Women. 2017.
Hunger. 2017.
Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture. 2018.
Take Us to a Better Place. 2020. (e-book)

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