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Roxane Gay on Writing for Social Change | KnowThis

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Professor and social commentator Roxane Gay is the author of multiple works including ‘Bad Feminist.’ Zinhle Essamuah talks to Gay about her MasterClass on writing for social change, overcoming trauma, the nuances of cancel culture, and more.
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0:00 Intro
0:29 Importance of Representation
1:30 Nuances of Cancel Culture
3:30 Impacts of Writing
5:05 Talking About Others’ Trauma
6:15 Therapy and Mental Health
8:31 How to Heal Wounds

Writer, professor, and social commentator Roxane Gay wrote the New York Times bestseller ‘Bad Feminist,’ along with other books and collections, including ‘Difficult Women’ and ‘Hunger.’ The author also serves as editor for Gay Mag. We talk to her about her new MasterClass on writing for social change, as well as representation, overcoming trauma, the nuances of cancel culture and consequence culture, and much more.

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