Thomas Glave Professor Glave is an award winning author and currently Professor of English at SUNY, Binghamton. He served as the Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professor at M.I.T. in the 2008-2009 academic year. Glave is author of Whose Song? and Other Stories, nominated by the American Library Association for their “Best Gay/ Lesbian Book of the Year” award and by the Quality Paperback Book Club for their Violet Quill/Best New Gay/Lesbian Fiction Award. His essay collection Worlds to Our Now: Imagination and Dissent, nominated for a 2006 Publishing Triangle Gay Men’s Nonfiction Award, won a 2005 Lambda Literary Award. His edited anthology Our Caribbean: A Gathering of Lesbian and Gay Writing from the Antilles, was published in June 2008 and won a 2009 Lambda Award.
This event was meant to recognize and to discuss with Professor Glave his literary contributions to questions concerning gender and queerness in the Caribbean. This event took place at Labyrinth Books and Professor Hazel Carby moderated the discussion.