Bio: Samuel Ray Delany, Jr. (born April 1, 1942, New York City) is an American author, professor and literary critic. He is known for his work on science fiction, as well on his works discussing sexuality and society. Many of his works have achieved substantial critical acclaim.
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 Nevčr˙on series. Since January 2001 he has been a professor of English and Creative Writing at Temple University in Philadelphia.
The Empire of Toromon had finally declared war. The attacks on its planes had been nothing compared to the final insult--the kidnapping of the Crown Prince. The enemy must be dealt with, and when they were, Toromon would be able to get back on its economic feet. But how would the members of this civilization--one of the few that survived the Great Fire--get beyond the deadly radiation barrier, behind which the enemy lay? And assuming they got beyond the barrier, how would they deal with that ene... more info>>
QUEST AMID FUTURITY'S RUINS What was the strange impetus that drove a group of four widely different humans to embark on a fear-filled journey across a forbidden sea to a legendary land? This was Earth still, but the Earth of a future terribly changed after a planet-searing disaster, a planet of weird cults, mutated beasts, and people who were not always entirely human. As for the four who made up that questing party, they included a woman who was either a goddess, a witch, or both, a four-armed... more info>>