Roxane Gay is a bestselling author, a teacher, a columnist for the New York Times, and a wildly fierce and funny presence on Twitter. She reads "Baby Arm," from her collection Difficult Women at a live event at the Strand Bookstore.
Photo by Jay Grabiec
Aya Aziz is a writer, poet, and performance artist. She has brought original work to the Fringe and the New York Musical Festival, as well as to theaters in Beirut and Sarajevo. She performs her song, "Push."