1980 - Science Fiction (Hardcover) 

On Wings of Song

By Thomas M. Disch

Original Publisher: St. Martin’s Press

Current Publisher: Carroll & Graf

Science Fiction (Hardcover) Finalists That Year:

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. 

More Information: 

  • 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. 

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