Samuel R. Delany
Samuel Ray Delany, Jr. (born 1942) is an American author and has served as a professor at many universities. Many of Delany's books have been in the science fiction genre. Delany is an atheist. Delany said he was a supporter of the North American Man-Boy Love Association (NAMBLA) and that he regularly read their newsletter.
His novels have won multiple science fiction awards, including the Nebula (for Babel-17, The Einstein Intersection, Dhalgren, and Triton) and the Hugo (for Babel-17, The Einstein Intersection, Nova, and his non-fiction memoir, The Motion of Light in Water: Sex and Science Fiction Writing in the East Village 1957-1965).