Award-winning author to speak about, read from new book, “Among the Blood People: Politics and Flesh”

ThomasGlaveO’Henry prize-winning author Thomas Glave will speak about his new book, Among the Blood People: Politics and Flesh on Wednesday, Oct.30, from 4 to 6 p.m. in Clark Hall, Room 206.

Glave 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 (winner of Lambda Literary Award), 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 (winner of a Lambda Literary Award).

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, and a Visiting Fellow at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge.

The event—co-sponsored by the Department of History, Women’s Studies, Ethnic Studies and the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity—is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact Cheryl Toman at