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Professor Thomas Glave

Thomas Glave profile photo2014 Leverhulme Visiting Professor (Hispanic Studies)

Email: T dot Glave at warwick dot ac dot uk

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University of Warwick
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Professor Thomas Glave is the 2014 Leverhulme Visiting Professor. He is the author of Whose Song? and Other Stories, Words to Our Now: Imagination and Dissent (Lambda Literary Award, 2005), The Torturer's Wife (Dayton Literary Peace Prize finalist and Lambda Literary Award finalist, 2008) and Among the Bloodpeople: Politics and Flesh (2013, Lambda Literary Award finalist, 2014). He is editor of the anthology Our Caribbean: A Gathering of Lesbian and Gay Writing from the Antilles (Lambda Literary Award, 2008). His most recent work has appeared in The New York Times, The Kenyon Review, Callaloo, and in several anthologies.

A professor of English and creative writing at SUNY-Binghamton, Glave has been Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professor at MIT and a 2012 Visiting Fellow at Clare Hall, Cambridge.

Commonwealth Writers Conversation

In April 2014, Professor Glave took part in a conversation at the Commonwealth Foundation with the writer Shyam Selvadurai and the visual artist and activist Skye Chirape. The event, on the topic 'The Untold Story: 'Choices and Compromises - heard and silenced at home or less heard and labelled away?', was chaired by the BBC journalist Razi Iqbal. You can find out more on the event webpage, or watch the video here: