Tuesday (Oct. 6) reading with Roxane Gay and Brian Leung
October 2, 2015
Gay, a Purdue associate professor of creative writing, is the author of the novel "An Untamed State" and the story collection "Ayiti," though she is perhaps best known for her collection of essays in "Bad Feminist." Gay's work has appeared in Glamour, Best American Short Stories, and the New York Times Book Review among other places, and she also is a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times.
Leung, a Purdue professor of English and director of the Creative Writing Program, is the author of the novels "Lost Men" and "Take Me Home." His short-story collection, "World Famous Love Acts," won the Asian American Literary Award & the Mary McCarthy Prize for Short Fiction.
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