Riggio Forum: Samuel R. Delany

6:30 p.m.

Samuel R. Delany in conversation with Greil Marcus. Delany’s fiction includes Nova, Dhlagren, Aye and Gomorrah (stories), and Atlantis: Three Tales.  Also the author of Hogg and The Mad Men, Delany won the Stonewall Book Award for his 2007 novel Dark Reflections.  His nonfiction includes Silent Interviews: On Language, Race, Sex, Science Fiction and Some Comics, and Times Square Red, Times Square Blue, about the meaning of the late 1990s Times Square makeover for New York gay men, and About Writing: Seven Essays, Four Letters & Five Interviews.  His other honors include multiple Hugo and Nebula Awards, as well as the Kessler Award and the William Whitehead Award for a Lifetime’s Contribution to Lesbian and Gay Writing.  He is Director of the Graduate Creative Writing Program at Temple University.  Moderated by Greil Marcus, Visiting Professor, Riggio Writing and Democracy Program. Marcus is currently teaching the university's lecture course "The Old Weird America: Music as Democratic Speech - from the Commonplace Song to Bob Dylan." This forum is presented by the Riggio Writing and Democracy Initiative at The New School.    st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) }

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