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Free student tickets available for tonight’s Writers Center Stage Series event featuring Roxane Gay

The 2016 – 2017 William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series continues tonight at The Maltz Performing Arts Center with cultural critic, novelist and English professor Roxane Gay.

A limited number of student tickets will be available in person beginning at 10 a.m. today. Students can show their Case Western Reserve ID at the Tinkham Veale University Center’s first floor information desk to obtain a ticket to this evening’s event.

Haitian-American author Gay’s writing focuses on feminist issues, gender and racial equality. Her works include the novel An Untamed State, which was named one of the 10 best books of 2014 by Library Journal, and Bad Feminist, a collection of no-holds-barred essays for which she garnered international acclaim. Gay is a professor of English at Purdue University, the founder of Tiny Hardcore Press and regular op-ed contributor for The New York Times. Her latest work is the novel Hunger.

Her appearance tonight (Nov. 15) at 7:30 p.m. at the Maltz Performing Arts Center is part of the William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series, sponsored by the Cuyahoga County Public Library Foundation. Case Western Reserve University is the academic partner for this series.

A free shuttle will be available to transport ticketed guests to the Maltz Performing Arts Center from the Linsalata entrance of the Tinkham Veale University Center.