He has written extensively in science fiction and fantasy genres. He is also the author of a number of fictional and autobiographical works that include references to extreme aspects of human sexuality. He has also published several books of literary criticism, with an emphasis on issues in science fiction and other paraliterary genres, comparative literature, and queer theory.
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Memoirs and letters:
Short story collections:
(both include the Hugo Award and Nebula Award-winning "Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones")
- The Jewel-hinged Jaw (1977)
- The American Shore (1978)
- Starboard Wine (1984)
- The Straits of Messina (1989)
- Silent Interviews (1995)
- Longer Views (1996)
- Shorter Views (1999)
Other FactsDelany's name is one of the most misspelt in science fiction, with over 60 different spellings in reviews. His publisher Doubleday even misspelt his name on the title page of his book Driftglass as did the organizers of the 16th Balticon where Delany was guest of honour.
The Library of Congress incorrectly recorded his nationality as English.
Delany's great-aunts were Bessie and Sadie Delany, known as the Delany sisters. They both lived to be over 100 years old, and published Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years.