Samuel R. Delany

Samuel R. Delany

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List of The Fall of the Towers Books in Publication Order

List of Return to Nevèrÿon Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Ballad of Beta-2
1965
2
7.5
Babel-17
1966
3
10
The Einstein Intersection
1967
4
Nova
1968
5
The Tides of Lust
1973
6
9
Dhalgren
1975
7
Tritón / Trouble on Triton
1976
8
Empire
1978
9
Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand
1984
10
They Fly At Çiron
1993
11
Hogg
1994
12
The Mad Man
1994
13
Dark Reflections
2007
14
Through the Valley of the Nest of Spiders
2011
15
Voyage, Orestes!
2019
16
Shoat Rumblin: His Sensations and Ideas
2020

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Aye, and Gomorrah
1967
2
Driftglass
1971
3
Distant Stars
1981
4
The Complete Nebula Award-Winning Fiction
1986
5
Driftglass/Starshards
1991
6
Atlantis
1995
7
Sensitive Skin #9: post-beat, pre-apocalyptic art, writing and music (With: Bernard Meisler, John Lurie)
2012
8
A, B, C
2015
9
The Novels of Samuel R. Delany Volume One
2017
10
Occasional Views, Volume 1
2021
11
Occasional Views, Volume 2
2021
12
Roots of Imagination: A Chrestomathy
2023

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Jewel-Hinged Jaw
1977
2
The American Shore
1978
3
Heavenly Breakfast
1979
4
Starboard Wine
1984
5
The Motion of Light in Water
1988
6
Wagner Artaud
1988
7
The Straits of Messina
1989
8
Silent Interviews
1994
9
Longer Views
1996
10
Times Square Red, Times Square Blue
1999
11
1984
2000
12
Shorter Views
2000
13
Black Gay Man
2001
14
About Writing
2006
15
Conversations with Samuel R. Delany
2009
16
The Atheist in the Attic (With: Eleanor Arnason)
2018
17
Letters from Amherst
2019
18
Frederick Weston & Samuel R. Delany in Conversation (With: Frederick Weston)
2021
19
Occasional Views, Volume 1
2021
20
Of Solids and Surds
2021
21
Occasional Views, Volume 2
2021
22
The Tragedy of Ophelia: Two Essays
2021

List of The Hugo Winners Books in Publication Order (with Anne McCaffrey, with Isaac Asimov, with Robert Bloch, with Harlan Ellison, with Robert Silverberg, with Poul Anderson, with Philip Jose Farmer, with Fritz Leiber)

List of Outspoken Authors Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Human Front (By: Ken MacLeod)
2001
2
The Left Left Behind (By: Terry Bisson, Eleanor Arnason)
2009
3
Lucky Strike (By: Kim Stanley Robinson)
2009
4
The Underbelly (By: Gary Phillips, Eleanor Arnason)
2010
5
Mammoths of the Great Plains (By: Eleanor Arnason)
2010
6
The Wild Girls (By: Ursula K. Le Guin, Eleanor Arnason)
2011
7
Modem Times 2.0 (By: Michael Moorcock, Eleanor Arnason)
2011
8
The Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow (By: Cory Doctorow, Eleanor Arnason)
2011
9
Surfing the Gnarl (By: Rudy Rucker, Eleanor Arnason)
2012
10
Report from Planet Midnight (By: Nalo Hopkinson, Eleanor Arnason)
2012
11
The Science of Herself (By: Karen Joy Fowler, Eleanor Arnason)
2013
12
Patty Hearst & The Twinkie Murders: A Tale of Two Trials (By: Eleanor Arnason, Paul Krassner)
2013
13
New Taboos (By: John Shirley)
2013
14
Raising Hell (By: Norman Spinrad, Eleanor Arnason)
Raising Hell (By: Norman Spinrad, Eleanor Arnason)
2014
15
My Life, My Body (By: Marge Piercy)
2015
16
Gypsy (By: Carter Scholz, Eleanor Arnason)
Gypsy (By: Carter Scholz, Eleanor Arnason)
2015
17
Miracles Ain't What They Used to Be (By: Joe R. Lansdale, Eleanor Arnason)
2016
18
2017
19
Totalitopia (By: John Crowley)
2017
20
The Atheist in the Attic (With: Eleanor Arnason)
2018
21
Thoreau's Microscope (By: Michael Blumlein, Eleanor Arnason)
Thoreau's Microscope (By: Michael Blumlein, Eleanor Arnason)
2018
22
The Beatrix Gates (By: Rachel Pollack)
The Beatrix Gates (By: Rachel Pollack)
2019
23
A City Made of Words (By: Paul Park)
2019
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List of PM's Outspoken Authors Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Presidential Papers (By: John H. Kessel)
The Presidential Papers (By: John H. Kessel)
1984
2
The Presidential Papers (By: John H. Kessel)
The Presidential Papers (By: John H. Kessel)
1984
3
The Human Front (By: Ken MacLeod)
2001
4
The Underbelly (By: Gary Phillips)
2010
5
Mammoths of the Great Plains (By: Eleanor Arnason)
2010
6
Modem Times 2.0 (By: Michael Moorcock)
2011
7
Surfing the Gnarl (By: Rudy Rucker)
2012
8
New Taboos (By: John Shirley)
2013
9
Patty Hearst & The Twinkie Murders: A Tale of Two Trials (By: Eleanor Arnason, Paul Krassner)
2013
10
Raising Hell (By: Norman Spinrad, Eleanor Arnason)
Raising Hell (By: Norman Spinrad, Eleanor Arnason)
2014
11
Gypsy (By: Carter Scholz)
Gypsy (By: Carter Scholz)
2015
12
Miracles Ain't What They Used to Be (By: Joe R. Lansdale, Eleanor Arnason)
2016
13
2017
14
The Atheist in the Attic (With: Eleanor Arnason)
2018
15
Beatrix Gates (By: Rachel Pollack)
Beatrix Gates (By: Rachel Pollack)
2019
16
Talk Like a Man (By: Nisi Shawl)
2019
17
Big Girl (By: Meg Elison)
2020
18
Planetbreaker’s Son (By: Nick Mamatas)
2021
19
Utopias of the Third Kind (By: Vandana Singh)
Utopias of the Third Kind (By: Vandana Singh)
2021
20
The First Law of Thermodynamics (By: James Patrick Kelly)
The First Law of Thermodynamics (By: James Patrick Kelly)
2021
21
The First Law of Thermodynamics (By: James Patrick Kelly)
The First Law of Thermodynamics (By: James Patrick Kelly)
2021
22
Night Shift (By: Eileen Gunn)
Night Shift (By: Eileen Gunn)
2022
23
The Collapsing Frontier (By: Jonathan Lethem)
2024
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List of Samuel R. Delany Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Shores Beneath
0
2
8
Dangerous Visions
1967
3
Dangerous Visions 3
1967
4
Quark 1
1970
5
Quark 4
1971
6
Those Who Can: A Science Fiction Reader
1973
7
Alpha 5
1974
8
Wondermakers 2
1974
9
Cosmos Science Fiction and Fantasy, November 1977
1977
10
Nebula Awards 13
1980
11
What If? Volume 3
1982
12
Worlds Apart
1986
13
diacritics: a review of contemporary criticism
1986
14
Mississippi Review 47 / 48
1988
15
Storming the Reality Studio
1991
16
Fiction International 22
1992
17
Avant-Pop: Fiction for a Daydream Nation
1993
18
The Mammoth Book of Erotica
1994
19
Swords of the Rainbow
1996
20
Shade
1996
21
Boys Like Us: Gay Writers Tell Their Coming Out Stories
1997
22
10
A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora
2000
23
The Ultimate Cyberpunk
2002
24
Supermen
2002
25
Reading the Bones
2004
26
110 Stories
2004
27
The Space Opera Renaissance
2006
28
The WisCon Chronicles, Volume 1
2007
29
Fiction's Present
2007
30
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction
2010
31
Ecce Kosti Addenda
2012
32
The Shadows Took Shape
2013
33
The Sixth Science Fiction Megapack
2013
34
Telling Tales: The Clarion West 30th Anniversary Anthology
2013
35
Cross Worlds: Transcultural Poetics: An Anthology
2014
36
Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep
2015
37
Everyone: Worlds Without Walls
2017
38
The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2018
2018
39
The Unquiet Dreamer: A Tribute to Harlan Ellison
2019
40
Theater of Terror: Revenge of the Queers!
2019
41
Out of the Ruins: The Apocalyptic Anthology
2021
42
Queer Ideas: The David R. Kessler Lectures from 1992–2001
2023
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Samuel R. Delany: Biography

Samuel R. Delany (\"Chip\") was born on April 1st, 1942 and is currently 81 years old. Samuel R. Delany was born in New York City, USA.

Samuel R. Delany is probably best known for his Non-Fiction Books. There are currently 22 books available. The first was released in 1977 with the novel The Jewel-Hinged Jaw. The most recently released novel was The Tragedy of Ophelia: Two Essays which was released in 2021. There are no upcoming non-fiction books by Samuel at this time.

Samuel R. Delany: Awards & Accolades

Samuel R. Delany has won multiple awards including: The Arthur C. Clarke Foundation Awards, Imagination in Service to Society, in 2021 and the World Fantasy Award, Life Achievement, in 2022.

Delany's books have also won multiple awards, The Motion of Light in Water won the Hugo Award, Best Related Work, in 1989. A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora won the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 2001 as well as the World Fantasy Award - Anthology in 2001. People of Color Destroy Science Fiction! won the British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology, in 2017.

The following novels by Samuel R. Delany were also nominated for these awards:

  • Babel-17: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1967). Otherwise Award, Retrospective Award (1995).
  • The Einstein Intersection: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1968). Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work (1997).
  • Nova: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1969).
  • Tales of Nevèrÿon: National Book Awards, Best Science Fiction - Paperback (1980).
  • Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand: Arthur C. Clarke Award, Best Science Fiction Novel (1987).
  • Tritón / Trouble on Triton: Otherwise Award, Retrospective Award (1995).
  • Silent Interviews: Hugo Award, Best Related Work (1995).
  • Reading the Bones: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2005). World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2005).
  • About Writing: Hugo Award, Best Related Work (2007).
  • Dark Reflections: Stonewall Book Award, Literature (2008).
  • Dhalgren: Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work (2012).

Samuel R. Delany: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Samuel R. Delany on Book Notification is Babel-17, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Samuel R. Delany on Book Notification is Babel-17, a Standalone novel.

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  1. Frank Herbert, author of the Dune Series.
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  4. John Scalzi, author of the Old Man's War Series.
  5. Isaac Asimov, author of the Foundation Series.

Samuel R. Delany: F.A.Q

When was Samuel R. Delany Born? How old is Samuel R. Delany?

Samuel R. Delany was born on April 1st, 1942. Samuel R. Delany is currently 81 years old.

Where was Samuel R. Delany Born?

Samuel R. Delany was born in New York City, USA and is American.

What awards has Samuel R. Delany won?

Samuel R. Delany has won the following awards: Imagination in Service to Society at the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation Awards (2021) and the Life Achievement at the World Fantasy Award (2022).

What book awards has Samuel R. Delany won?

The Motion of Light in Water: Hugo Award Best Related Work (1989).
A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora: World Fantasy Award Anthology (2001), World Fantasy Award Anthology (2001).
People of Color Destroy Science Fiction!: British Fantasy Award Best Anthology (2017).

What was the first book Samuel R. Delany wrote?

The first novel written by Samuel R. Delany was The Jewels of Aptor, published in 1962.

What was the most recent book Samuel R. Delany wrote?

His most recently released work was Roots of Imagination: A Chrestomathy on March 1st, 2023.

Will there be any more books by Samuel R. Delany?

Samuel R. Delany does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Samuel R. Delany written?

Samuel R. Delany has written 60 books across 10 series.
  • 3 books in the The Fall of the Towers Series
  • 4 books in the Return to Nevèrÿon Series
  • 16 Standalone Novels
  • 5 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 12 Collections
  • 22 Non-Fiction Books
  • 1 book in the Outspoken Authors Series
  • 1 book in the PM's Outspoken Authors Series

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