NEW YORK (AP) — Author Roxane Gay and the online publishing platform Medium have launched Gay Magazine, dedicated to diverse, “intelligently provocative work” and a culture of respect for both readers and writers.
The first edition, posted earlier this week , includes essays by Grace Lavery and Athena Dixon. Lavery, whose debut book “Quaint, Exquisite” comes out later this month, describes her struggles with drinking and the meaning of a “new start.” Dixon, author of the poetry chapbook “No God In This Room,” writes about being a “woman of size.”
In an editor’s note, Gay writes that the magazine will focus on “nurturing talent” and support “not only diverse writers but diverse voices and aesthetics.”
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Gay’s books include “Bad Feminist,” ”Difficult Women” and “Hunger: A Memoir of My Body.”
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