Open Road Integrated Media announced today that it will digitally publish nine titles by Samuel R. Delany, including his bestselling and most popular novel, Dhalgren, the Nebula Award–winning Babel-17 and Delany’s Hugo award-winning literary memoir, The Motion of Light in Water.
Delany is noted for addressing issues of class and sexuality as well as for exploring perception, memory, and language in his works. Called “a writer of . . . consistently high ambition and achievement” by the New York Times Book Review, Delany grew up reading the science fiction greats of his time including Ray Bradbury, Theodore Sturgeon, and Robert Heinlein.
“Samuel R. Delany’s luminous style and timeless themes continue to impress and intrigue. I’m proud to bring his work to a new audience of digital readers,” says Betsy Mitchell of Open Road Integrated Media.
Open Road will publish the following titles:
- Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand
- Tales of Nevèrÿon
- Flight from Nevèrÿon
- Return to Nevèrÿon
- The Motion of Light in Water
Delany published his first novel, The Jewels of Aptor, at the age of twenty. Throughout his storied career, he has received four Nebula Awards and two Hugo Awards. He was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame in 2002. Delany’s works also extend into memoir, criticism, and essays on sexuality and society. He is currently a professor of English and creative writing at Temple University in Philadelphia, as well as the former director of its graduate creative writing program.
About Open Road Media
Open Road Integrated Media is a digital publisher and multimedia content company. Open Road creates connections between authors and their audiences by marketing its ebooks through a new proprietary online platform, which uses premium video content and social media. Open Road has published ebooks from legendary authors including William Styron, Pat Conroy, Alice Walker, Jean Craighead George, Bette Greene, and Virginia Hamilton.