GenderTalk is the leading worldwide weekly radio program that about transgenderism. Each week GenderTalk presents news and information that aims to challenge traditional views of gender. No, we haven’t changed focus, instead there is a particular GenderTalk episode that has an interview with Science Fiction author Samuel R. Delany about his novel Dhalgren!
Samuel Delaney, author of “Dhalgren”, an apocalyptic tale which received rave reviews on its release in 1975, which went on to become one of the bestselling science fiction novels of all time, and which is being reissued today. He has received two Hugo and four Nebula awards for his Science Fiction writing, which presents groundbreakingly diverse gender, sexual and racial imagery. Delaney is well known as the first ‘out’ gay African American science fiction writer, and we spoke with him about diversity themes in his work and in the world of science fiction. Delaney currently teaches creative writing at Temple University.
You can download the entire show |MP3| but to get to the interview scroll ahead to the 64 minute mark.
For more Delany goodness be sure and check out the recent episode of Starship Sofa too |MP3|!