Creative Writing Lectures | Samuel R. Delany
Friday, November 11th, 7pm, Dodge Hall, 413
WRITING | Creative Writing Lecture Series
Now in its fifth year, CWLS brings distinguished writers to Columbia for original talks on literary craft. The writers are diverse and brilliant, with a wide range of artistic strategies, and each talk turns into a short course on the challenges of making vital literary art.
Samuel R. Delany has written twenty novels and several books of stories, essays, criticism, and autobiography in a career that spans nearly 40 years. He is the winner of four prestigious Nebula Awards for the novels Babel-17 and The Einstein Intersection, and the short stories, “Aye, and Gomorrah” and “Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones,” which also won a Hugo Award. For his contributions to the genre, he was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2002. Since 2001, he has been a Professor of English and Creative Writing at Temple University in Philadelphia, where he is Director of the Graduate Creative Writing Program.