Glen Retief

Glen Retief’s memoir about growing up white and gay in apartheid South Africa, The Jack Bank, won a 2011 Lambda Literary Award and was selected as an Africa Book Club Book of the Year. His writing has appeared in numerous journals here and abroad, including Virginia Quarterly Review, The Greensboro Review, The James White Review, The Massachusetts Review, and the flagship South African journal New Contrast.  Glen has published essays in The Atlanta Constitution-Journal, The Pittsburgh Post-GazetteThe St. Petersburg Times, The Harrisburg Patriot-News, Susquehanna Life, and many other magazines and newspapers. He holds a PhD in literature and creative writing from Florida State and is an associate professor of creative nonfiction at Susquehanna University.