Roxane Gay is an author and editor living in the Midwest. Her writing appears or is forthcoming in Mid-American Review, Blip Magazine, DIAGRAM, Cream City Review, Annalemma, McSweeney's (online), and others. She is essays editor at The Rumpus, the co-editor of PANK, and an assistant professor of English at Eastern Illinois University. She is also the author of the books Ayiti, An Untamed State, Bad Feminist, and Hunger, forthcoming from Harper in 2016. You can visit her at her website, www.roxanegay.com.