share


TWR X HOPE STREET WRITER IN RESIDENCE

Wednesday 14 April / 7pm (GMT) / Online

 

Join the University of Liverpool’s Hope Street Writer in Residence, internationally-acclaimed author and professor Thomas Glave for a live reading of his essay, ‘A Reminder Letter to England’, which will be published in an upcoming issue of The White Review.

 

Born to Jamaican parents in The Bronx, New York, Thomas Glave grew up there and in Kingston, Jamaica. He earned a B.A. degree from Bowdoin College in 1993 (Cum laude, English and Latin American Studies) and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from Brown University in 1998. He is a member of the English faculty at the Binghamton University, where he teaches creative writing and courses on Caribbean, African-American, black British, postcolonial, and L.G.B.T./queer literatures, among other topics. Glave possesses dual Jamaican and U.S. citizenship. Glave is the author of Whose Song? and Other Stories (City Lights, 2000), The Torturer’s Wife(City Lights, 2008), the essay collection Words to Our Now: Imagination and Dissent (University of Minnesota Press, 2005), and is editor of the anthology Our Caribbean: A Gathering of Lesbian and Gay Writing from the Antilles(Duke University Press, 2008).

 

The event hosted by the University of Liverpool’s New and International Writing Centre, in collaboration with The White Reveiw. It is free to attend – sign up via Eventbrite here.


share


READ NEXT

fiction

April 2013

How to be an Astronaut

J. D. A. Winslow

fiction

April 2013

I am standing in front of a room full of people reading out a story. The room is dark....

poetry

June 2016

from GERMINAL

Chloe Stopa-Hunt

poetry

June 2016

  1. Waste-Gold   These songs are waste-gold a matter of passing time together as we wait for night...

Interview

September 2015

Interview with Katrina Palmer

Jamie Sutcliffe

Interview

September 2015

G.W.F. Hegel isn’t looking too good. With an afternoon of student tutorials to attend at the School of Sculpture...

 

Get our newsletter

 

* indicates required