On Wings of Song
By Thomas M. Disch
Original Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
Current Publisher: Carroll & Graf
Science Fiction (Hardcover) Finalists That Year:
- John Crowley for Engine Summer
- Thomas M. Disch for On Wings of Song
- Jerry Pournelle for Janissaries
- Kate Wilhelm for Juniper Time
Science Fiction (Hardcover) Winner That Year: Frederik Pohl for Jem
Fiction Judges That Year: Not Available
The Year in Literature:
- The Executioner's Song by Norman Mailer won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Czeslaw Milosz won the Nobel Prize for literature.
- Disch was the author of numerous novels, novellas, story collections, poetry collections, nonfiction works, and books for children.
- Disch committed suicide by gunshot in 2008 in his New York City apartment just a few days after his last book, The Word of God, was published.