Moonstone Gold Presents Samuel R. Delany - Tribute, Interview & Reading
6:30pm Until 9:30pm
At Toast Cafe
1201 Spruce Street
Samuel R. Delany is an American author, professor and literary critic. His work includes fiction, memoir, criticism, and essays on sexuality and society. His science fiction novels include Babel-17, The Einstein Intersection (winners of the Nebula Award for 1966 and 1967 respectively), Nova, Dhalgren, and the Return to Nevèrÿon series. After winning four Nebula awards and two Hugo awards over the course of his career, Delany was inducted by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame in 2002. In 2010 he won the third J. Lloyd Eaton Lifetime Achievement Award in Science Fiction from the academic Eaton Science Fiction Conference at UCR libraries. The Science Fiction Writers of America named him its 30th SFWA Grand Master in 2013. His newest book is In Search of Silence: The Journals of Samuel R. Delany, Volume 1, 1957-1969 ($40.00 Wesleyan) presents over a decade’s worth of Delany’s private journals. Interviewed by Don Riggs, Teaching Professor of English, Drexel University - “Much of my scholarly work deals with the Fantastic in the arts, both science fiction and fantasy, in literature and in film. A Tribute to Samuel R. Delany – a chapbook of praise and praise poems from Chip’s many admirers for his 75th birthday (April 1, 2017). ($10.00, Moonstone Press) Books will be available for purchase and to be autographed.