I became aware Samuel R. Delany when he was a writing teacher at Naropa’s Summer Writing Program. What made an impression on me was a talk he gave about the differences between story telling and story writing. At the time, I was occupied with writing dramatic monologues, so his insights were especially appreciated.
I read Nova and sent it to my nephew who I thought would enjoy it (and be up for the challenge). Next, I read Hogg—which I definitely did not pass along to my nephew! Finally, I came across the Neveryona books and knew I had found something truly special. I was delighted and sought out all I could about the series. I found there was a prologue: a science fiction novel.
Trouble on Triton could be read as a postcolonial allegory. Distinct cultures developed as a result of humans spreading throughout the solar system. Moonies live on various satellites. Marsies and Earthmen live on planets.
Ultimately, war breaks out between those who live on moons and [...]