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Roxane Gay

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 7:00pm

Presidents Hall (inside Franklin Hall)

CAHI, in partnership with the Susan D. Gubar Chair in Literature, is delighted to announce that Roxane Gay will visit IU Bloomington to give a public reading on January 25, 2017, 7pm,  at Presidents Hall (inside Franklin Hall, near the Sample Gates). Join us for a Q&A and book signing following the talk.


As a feminist writer, educator, and cultural commentator, Roxane Gay has been one of our indispensable observers and a passionate advocate for a more just and less deluded world. Author of Bad Feminist (Harper, 2014), An Untamed State (Grove Atlantic, 2014), Difficult Women (forthcoming from Grove Atlantic in January), and Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body (Harper, forthcoming in June), Gay has developed one of the most distinctively bold voices in the country, whether it’s on the Op-Ed page of The New York Times, or in the many other venues her work has appeared: Best American Mystery Stories 2014Best American Short Stories 2012Best Sex Writing 2012A Public SpaceMcSweeney’sTin HouseOxford AmericanAmerican Short FictionVirginia Quarterly Review, and many others. Her debut novel, An Untamed State, will soon be adapted for the screen by Fox Searchlight Pictures. 

This event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required, but seating is limited. Doors will open at 6:30pm. If you have a disability and need assistance, arrangements can be made to accommodate most needs. Please call (812) 856-1169 or contact us via email at cahi@indiana.edu.

Presidents Hall is located inside Franklin Hall, at 601 E Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington.