Samuel R. Delany
Contributor History

Samuel R. Delany
In 2016 and 2017, Dover Books will reissue science-fiction pioneer Samuel R. Delany’s novel Dark Reflections, and Wesleyan University Press will bring out the first volume of his journals, In Search of Silence, Volume 1, 1957–1969, followed by his Letters from Amherst: Five Narrative Letters. Also by Delany, Through the Valley of the Nest of Spiders. A pioneer of experimentalism in the science-fiction genre and beyond, as well as a critic and memoirist, Delany has received four Nebula awards, two Hugo awards, and the Stonewall Book Award from the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table of the American Library Association, among many other honors.



In Print

Vol. 69
Being Bodies
Fall 2017
Edited by Bradford Morrow


March 20, 2018
You can’t live forever in fear   of language. Or well,
you can.
But it’s pathetic.  
March 13, 2018
Come late spring the branches bear

creamy blooms then pulpy orange half-sweet

three- or four-stoned fruits that slip to the dirt

that all things living leave behind, dirt
February 27, 2018
You dwell at green lights
longer than expected.
Thoughts that had gone far
are slow in returning.
The Pulitzer finalist and National Book Awardwinning author reads from The Overstory
Monday, April 16, 2018
2:30 pm
Campus Center, Weis Cinema