Roxane Gay

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I’m writing my memoir – does that make me just a character in a book? | Hadley Freeman
It’s the age of personal experience. But once you share, you no longer really own your story

Hadley Freeman

19, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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'My pubic hair paintings could hang in your living room': the artists reclaiming women's sexuality
A Woman’s Right to Pleasure is a new compendium celebrating female erotic art. We meet its contributors, including the photographer who turned her vagina into a camera

Hettie Judah

03, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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On my radar: Gretchen Rubin's cultural highlights
The American writer and happiness guru on Dolly Parton, the power of hearing – and focusing on wellbeing during the pandemic

Kadish Morris

02, Jan, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Stephen King, Margaret Atwood and Roxane Gay champion trans rights in open letter
With more than 1,200 signatories the US and Canada including Neil Gaiman and NK Jemisin, message follows row over comments by JK Rowling

Alison Flood

09, Oct, 2020 @11:27 AM

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Authors are sharing what they are paid - and it is brilliant
#publishingpaidme highlights the fact that black authors often receive lower advances than their white counterparts

Candice Carty-Williams

20, Jun, 2020 @7:00 AM

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‘Real censorship’: Roxane Gay responds to American Dirt death threat row
The author argues the debate around Jeanine Cummins’ controversial novel shows how people are threatened for ‘daring to have opinions’

Alison Flood

13, Feb, 2020 @3:14 PM

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Q&A train wreck: Liberal Teena McQueen's debut goes from bad to worse
Liberal party offical claims Jacinda Ardern copied John Howard’s gun laws and Tony Jones warns her about potentially ‘defamatory’ remarks

Lisa Cox

25, Mar, 2019 @7:59 PM

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Headbutts, snark and furious obsession: a toxic history of literary rivalries
When her first book came out, Lulah Ellender became obsessed with an author whose book launched the same week. She reflects on past feuds and how resentment now festers online

Lulah Ellender

11, Mar, 2019 @10:00 AM

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The Future Is Feminist review – two centuries of women’s wit and wisdom
Editor Mallory Farrugia’s energising collection traces the living thread from Mary Wollstonecraft to Mindy Kaling

Barbara Ellen

26, Feb, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Roxane Gay: ‘Public discourse rarely allows for nuance. And see where that’s gotten us’
The writer whose radical honesty has won fans across the globe talks about writing as a cry for help, using books to fight racism and why she rejects ‘identity politics’

Aida Edemariam

27, Dec, 2018 @8:59 AM

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Hannah Gadsby meets Roxane Gay: ‘Trolls get incensed by a woman daring to think she's funny. I'm very funny’
The ‘Nanette’ comedian and the writer discuss trauma, body image and fan encounters

Rebecca Nicholson

08, Dec, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Meryl Streep and JK Rowling sign letter to UN over death of Jamal Khashoggi
More than 100 writers, actors and activists have signed an open letter urging the UN to launch an independent investigation

Guardian staff

02, Nov, 2018 @3:33 PM

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