Roxane Gay

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Roxane Gay (born October 15, 1974) is an American writer, professor, editor, and social commentator. Gay is the author of The New York Times best-selling essay collection Bad Feminist (2014), as well as the short story collection Ayiti (2011), the novel An Untamed State (2014), the short story collection Difficult Women (2017), and the memoir Hunger (2017). Gay was an assistant professor at Eastern Illinois University for four years before joining Purdue University as an associate professor of English. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roxane Gay has received more than 1,563,758 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Roxane Gay is the 5,746th most popular writer, the 14,738th most popular biography from United States and the 982nd most popular American Writer.

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  • 15

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  • 1.44

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  • 2.92

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Among writers, Roxane Gay ranks 5,746 out of 5,794Before her are Pamela Geller, Angelina Jordan, Coral Herrera, Jenna Bush Hager, Abby Stein, and David J. Peterson. After her are Douglas Murray, Sara Bergmark Elfgren, Caitlin Moran, Binyavanga Wainaina, Jon Fisher, and Debora Patta.

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Among people born in 1974, Roxane Gay ranks 830Before her are Christelle Daunay, Fabinho, Daisuke Nakamori, Matt Holland, Fermín IV, and Takehiro Kato. After her are Da Brat, Hiroaki Tajima, Hayato Okamoto, Carrie Brownstein, Indraneil Sengupta, and Masafumi Mizuki.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Roxane Gay ranks 14,738 out of 15,968Before her are Omar Mateen (1986), Apollo Crews (1987), Johnny Pacar (1981), Helen Maroulis (1991), DeeDee Trotter (1982), and Gretchen Wilson (1973). After her are Mo Cowan (1969), Rod Grams (1948), Jared Polis (1975), Hopsin (1985), Antonio Brown (1988), and Corey Maggette (1979).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Roxane Gay ranks 982Before her are Jane Espenson (1964), Brian K. Vaughan (1976), Pamela Geller (1958), Jenna Bush Hager (1981), Abby Stein (1991), and David J. Peterson (1981). After her are Jon Fisher (1972), Amanda Beard (1981), Stephen Thomas Erlewine (1973), Tarell Alvin McCraney (1980), Michael Hastings (1980), and Geoffrey S. Fletcher (1970).

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