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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
. 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.
Concerns with human rights, political oppression, sexuality, race, and Jamaican culture thematically connect these essays.
Following in the Caribbean footsteps of Haiti Noir
and Trinidad Noir
, now come dark stories from Jamaica's capital city.