Thomas Glave

THOMAS GLAVE (Black Queer Literary Series)
Monday, April 13, 2015 at 5pm, Hagstrum Room, University Hall

Black Queer Literary Series features black queer poets, fiction and non-fiction writers, reading from their work.

Thomas Glave is an O. Henry Award-winning author and was named a Village Voice “Writer on the Verge” in 2000. He is the author of Whose Song? and Other Stories, Words to Our Now: Imagination and Dissent (Lambda Literary Award winner), The Torturer’s Wife (finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize), and editor of the anthology Our Caribbean: A Gathering of Lesbian and Gay Writing from the Antilles (Lambda Literary Award winner). His most recent work has appeared in the New York Times, the Kenyon Review, and Callaloo. A professor in the English department at Binghamton University, Glave has been the Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professor at MIT, a Visiting Fellow at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, and in 2014 will be the Leverhulme Visiting Professor at the Yesu Persaud Centre for Caribbean Studies, University of Warwick. Among the Bloodpeople: Politics & Flesh is his latest book.