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).