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Table of Contents: STORIES FOR CHIP: A TRIBUTE TO SAMUEL R. DELANY Edited by Nisi Shawl and Bill Campbell

Here’s the description and table of contents for the upcoming tribute anthology Stories for Chip: A Tribute to Samuel R. Delany edited by Nisi Shawl and Bill Campbell. Delany is an SFWA Grand Master, Science Fiction Hall of Fame inductee, and multiple award-winner Samuel R. Delany

Stories for Chip brings together outstanding authors inspired by a brilliant writer and critic, Science Fiction Writers of America Grandmaster Samuel R. “Chip” Delany. Award-winning SF luminaries such as Michael Swanwick, Nalo Hopkinson, and Eileen Gunn contribute original fiction and creative nonfiction. From surrealistic visions of bucolic road trips to erotic transgressions to mind-expanding analyses of Delany’s influence on the genre—as an out gay man, an African American, and possessor of a startlingly acute intellect—this book conveys the scope of the subject’s sometimes troubling, always rewarding genius. Editors Nisi Shawl and Bill Campbell have given Delany and the world at large, a gorgeous, haunting, illuminating, and deeply satisfying gift of a book.

Here’s the table of contents, a collection of stories and critical essays…

  1. Christopher Brown – Festival
  2. Chesya Burke – For Sale: Fantasy Coffin
  3. Roz Clarke – Haunt-type Experience
  4. Kathryn Cramer – Characters in the Margins of a Lost Notebook
  5. Vincent Czyz – Hamlet’s Ghost Sighted in Frontenac, KS
  6. Junot Díaz – Nilda
  7. Geetanjali Dighe – The Last Dying Man
  8. L. Timmel Duchamp – Real Mothers, a Faggot Uncle, and the Name of the Father: Samuel R. Delany’s Feminist Revisions of the Story of SF
  9. Hal Duncan – An Idyll in Erewhyna
  10. Fabio Fernandes – Eleven Stations
  11. Jewelle Gomez – Be Three
  12. Eileen Gunn – Michael Swanwick and Samuel R. Delany at the Joyce Kilmer Service Area, March 2005
  13. Nick Harkaway – Billy Tumult
  14. Ernest Hogan – Guerilla Mural of a Siren’s Song
  15. Nalo Hopkinson & Nisi Shawl – Jamaica Ginger
  16. Walidah Imarisha – Walking Science Fiction: Samuel Delany and Visionary Fiction
  17. Alex Jennings – Heart of Brass
  18. Tenea D. Johnson – Each Star a Sun to Invisible Planets
  19. Ellen Kushner – Delany Story
  20. Claude Lalumiere – Empathy Evolving as a Quantum of Eight-Dimensional Perception
  21. Isiah Lavender – Delany Encounters
  22. devorah major – Voice Prints
  23. Haralambi Markov – Holding Hands with Monsters
  24. Anil Menon – Clarity
  25. Carmelo Rafala – Song for the Asking
  26. Kit Reed – Kickenders
  27. Kim Stanley Robinson – Introduction
  28. Benjamin Rosenbaum – The First Gate of Logic
  29. Geoff Ryman – Capitalism in the 22nd Century
  30. Alex Smith – Clones
  31. Michael Swanwick – On My First Reading of The Einstein Intersection
  32. Sheree Renee Thomas – River Clap Your Hands
  33. Kai Ashante Wilson – “Legendaire”

Book info as per Amazon US:

  • Hardcover: 350 pages
  • Publisher: Rosarium Publishing (July 1, 2015)
  • ISBN-10: 1495601951
  • ISBN-13: 978-1495601958
About John DeNardo (13014 Articles)
John DeNardo is the Managing Editor at SF Signal and a columnist at Kirkus Reviews. He also likes bagels. So there.

2 Comments on Table of Contents: STORIES FOR CHIP: A TRIBUTE TO SAMUEL R. DELANY Edited by Nisi Shawl and Bill Campbell

  1. Mark Simmonds // January 30, 2015 at 4:49 pm //

    What a terrific karass with enticing titles!

    Very excited…

  2. Yay! Thank you for the glowing write-up. Eileen’s story is actually a reprint–but most of the contents are original, and I’m so happy with what we’re doing, and so (more importantly) is Chip! Next steps, revisions and crowdfunding.

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