Sydney Writers Festival: What’s Feminism Got To Do With It? In conversation with the Bad Feminist Roxane Gay

When:24 May 2017, 6pm - 7:30pm
Venue:Leighton Hall, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington (map ref G19)
Who:Sydney Writers’ Festival comes to campus with UNSW Arts & Social Sciences
Roxane Gay

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Sydney Writers’ Festival comes to UNSW. Dr Emma A Jane interviews the New York based author about her contribution to the contemporary feminist debate and her latest collection of stories Difficult Women and the success of her previous work The Bad Feminist

Roxane Gay’s 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 a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times. She is the author of the books Ayiti, An Untamed State, the New York Times bestselling Bad Feminist, and Difficult Women and Hunger forthcoming in 2017. She is also the author of World of Wakanda for Marvel.

Dr Emma A. Jane is an award-winning cyberhate researcher and former journalist, as well as the author of Misogyny Online: A Short (and Brutish) History.

UNSW Arts & Social Sciences are a proud major partner of the Sydney Writers’ Festival.

Our partnership with the Sydney Writers’ Festival is built on our commitment to exploring big ideas, creating new knowledge, and tackling critical social issues.

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