Thomas Glave is the author of _Whose Song? and Other Stories_, _Words to Our Now: Imagination and Dissent_ (Lambda Literary Award winner), _The Torturer’s Wife_ (Dayton Literary Peace Prize finalist), and _Among the Bloodpeople: Politics and Flesh_. He is editor of the anthology _Our Caribbean: A Gathering of Lesbian and Gay Writing from the Antilles_ (Lambda Literary Award winner), and an associate editor of _Wasafiri_. He has been Martin Luther King Jr Visiting Professor at MIT, a Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge, Leverhulme Visiting Professor at the University of Warwick, and writer-in-residence at the University of Liverpool's Centre for New and International Writing. A member of the _Transition_ editorial board, Glave is Honorary Visiting Professor at the University of Liverpool and a 2022 Fulbright Scholar at the University of Nottingham.
During a year as a Latin American studies university student in Bogota, Colombia, the author grapples with the unexpected news of a family member's sudden death, while observing landscapes in post-Pinochet Chile, post-dictatorship Guatemala, and Shining Path-troubled Peru.