Sam J. Miller
Samuel R. Delany
Tuesday, April 21st • doors open 6:30 p.m.
$7 suggested donation
The Brooklyn Commons
(address, map, and links below)
OK, I couldn't resist: this will be Sam Enchanted Evening. Two of our favorite writers bringing springtime excellence to you at our outlying venue, The Brooklyn Commons at 388 Atlantic Avenue. The space is right near the the Hoyt-Schermerhorn subway stop (A,C,G); Nevins St. (2,3,4,5); and the Barclay Center (B,D,N,R,Q,2,3,4,5, and LIRR). You can get there easily!
Sam J. Miller is a writer and a community organizer. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Lightspeed, Asimov’s, Shimmer, Electric Velocipede, Strange Horizons, Daily Science Fiction, The Minnesota Review, and The Rumpus, among others. He is a nominee for the Nebula Award, a winner of the Shirley Jackson Award, and a graduate of the Clarion Writer’s Workshop. Sam will be reading a specially pared down version of his Nebula-nominated story, "We are the Cloud." Visit him at SamJMiller.com
Samuel R. Delany is an American author, professor and literary critic. His work includes fiction (especially science fiction), memoir, criticism, radio drama, and essays on sexuality and society. His science fiction novels include Babel-17, The Einstein Intersection, Nova, Dhalgren, and the Return to Nevčr˙on series.
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. Since January 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. 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 and Fantasy Writers of America named him its Grand Master in 2013.