MARQUETTE, Mich.—Fiction writer Roxane Gay will give a reading at Northern Michigan University on Wednesday, June 22. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Pioneer Room B of the University Center. It is free and open to the public. Gay's writing appears or is forthcoming in Mid-American Review, Rick Magazine, Cream City Review, Annalemma, McSweeney's and other publications. She is the co-editor of PANK magazine and can be found online at http://www.roxanegay.com. Her first collection, Ayiti, will be released later this year. Gay is English professor at Eastern Illinois University and a regular contributor at HTMLGIANT, billed as the “Internet literature magazine blog of the future.” The reading is sponsored by the NMU English department’s Visiting Writer Program. Contact Jen Howard at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.