Author Biography and Bibliography


Samuel R. Delany is the author of such classic science fiction novels as The Einstein Intersection, Babel-17, Nova, and Dhalgren, as well as the Return to Nevèrÿon fantasy series. Most recently, Delany has produced the novels They Fly at Çiron and The Mad Man, the collection Atlantis:Three Tales, and the nonfiction books Silent Interviews: On Language, Race, Sex, Science Fiction, and Some Comics; Times Square Red, Times Square Blue; Shorter Views: Queer Thoughts & The Politics of the Paraliterary; and 1984, 56 letters and documents written in the mid-'80s to various friends, relatives, and colleagues. He also wrote the graphic novel Bread and Wine: An Erotic Tale of New York City.

Delany has won the Nebula Award, the Hugo Award, and the James Tiptree, Jr.Award for his work in SF, as well as the William Whitehead Memorial Award for a lifetime's contribution to gay and lesbian literature. He is currently a professor of comparative literature at Temple University.

Photograph by Becket Logan.