SAMUEL R. DELANY is award-winning author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, most recently Through the Valley of the Nest of Spiders. He lives in New York City.
"Samuel Delany is without doubt a fine writer and intellectual
critic without equal."--S. Raeschild, Choice"After all the years
since it was first published, Starboard Wine remains one of the
three or four most important critical statements ever made about
science fiction. No one with a serious interest in the field should
be ignorant of it."--Carl Freedman, author of Critical Theory and