Thomas M. Disch

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Birthday
2, 1940
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Jul 4, 2008 (68)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
2, 1940
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Jul 4, 2008 (68)

About

An American science fiction writer and poet, he is known for such novels as The Genocides; Camp Concentration; 334; and On Wings of Song. He is associated with the science fiction genre's New Wave movement.

Before Fame

After high school, he worked a summer job as an apprentice to a steel draftsman. He later attended night school at New York University.

Trivia

He won the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, a Rhysling Award, and two Seiun Awards.

Family Life

He lived in New York with his partner, poet Charles Naylor.

Associated With

He wrote a novel in which Thomas Mann is a character.