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Hear Thomas Glave '93 on Sunday's "Weekend Edition"

Story posted April 06, 2001

Thomas Glave ’93, who will be next week’s Common Hour speaker (April 13), can be heard this Sunday on National Public Radio’s “Weekend Edition.” Locally, the show will air on Maine Public Radio at 8 a.m., Sunday, April 8. FM stations in Maine include 90.1 (Portland), 90.9 (Bangor), and 91.3 (Waterville).

Glave will be interviewed on “Weekend Edition” about his collection Whose Song? And Other Stories (Oct. 2000, City Lights).

Recently voted a “Writer on the Verge” by The Village Voice Literary Supplement, Thomas Glave has received many awards for his work, including the prestigious O. Henry Prize. He is just the second gay black writer, after James Baldwin, to claim that honor.

He has been published and praised in many literary journals, including Callaloo, Black Renaissance/Renaissance Noire, The Massachusetts Review, and The Kenyon Review. Glave’s work has also appeared in various anthologies including Children of the Night: The Best Short Stories by Black Writers 1967-Present, His 2: Brilliant New Fiction by Gay Writers, Soulfires: Young Black Men on Love and Violence, and Prize Stories 1997: The O. Henry Awards.

Glave, who is assistant professor of English at SUNY, will speak in Morrell Lounge at 12:30 next Friday for Common Hour.

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