Samuel R. Delany
#84750 Overall Influence

Samuel R. Delany

American author and literary critic

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Samuel R. Delany , nicknamed "Chip", is an American author and literary critic. His work includes fiction , memoir, criticism and essays on science fiction, literature, sexuality, and society.His fiction includes Babel-17, The Einstein Intersection , Nova, Dhalgren, the Return to Nevèrÿon series, and Through the Valley of the Nest of Spiders. His nonfiction includes Times Square Red, Times Square Blue, About Writing, and eight books of essays. 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. From January 1975 until his retirement in May 2015, he was a professor of English, Comparative Literature, and/or Creative Writing at SUNY Buffalo, SUNY Albany, the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Temple University in Philadelphia. In 1997 he won the Kessler Award, and 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, and in 2016, he was inducted into the New York State Writers Hall of Fame. Delany received the 2021 Anisfield-Wolf Lifetime Achievement Award.

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University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Public university in Massachusetts, USA

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University at Buffalo
University at Buffalo

University with campuses in and around Buffalo, NY and Amherst, NY

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Temple University
Temple University

Public research university in Philadelphia, United States

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#10014 World Rank
Literature
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Communications

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