Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist

16–19 Nov 2017
In 4 weeks
Tramway & Kinning Park Complex & Many Studios, Glasgow
Reading and Discussion

Being for Others

Samuel R. Delany
17:30–19:00 Sat 18 Nov
Tramway
 / Glasgow

STTR Captioning

  • A beard Samuel Delany sits in front of a wall of shelves full of books

About the event

Chip’s going to read some of his ground-breaking fiction, and then we will chat about it.

Through the most intimate of personal revelations to the most far-reaching speculations, and with luminous stylistic precision, Chip’s fiction acts as a lens to refract our real-life struggles and desires. He writes about a civilization of 6,000 planets that reject ideas of a centre and promotes interspecies sexual relations. Or he explores the plagues, carnivals and liberation struggles of ancient cities and the complex relationships between power and subjection that might exist there. He documents fictional writers writing about writing. And always, pointing to something bigger than any one story, he writes about our own worlds, here and now.

Content Note: Possible Explicit Content