Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Ursula K. Le Guin - 1929 - 2018

Copyright © by Marian Wood Kolisch

Ursula K. Le Guin passed away yesterday.

Here are just a few links to eulogies and more by those who have done it much better than I could:

The Los Angeles Times - Ursula K. Le Guin, the spiritual mother of generations of writers; John Scalzi pays tribute

CNET - Farewell, Ursula Le Guin, who taught us to walk away from Omelas

SF Gate - Ursula K. Le Guin inspired countless readers to believe in the power of women

The Guardian - Ursula K Le Guin, sci-fi and fantasy author, dies aged 88

The New York Times - Ursula K. Le Guin, Acclaimed for Her Fantasy Fiction, Is Dead at 88

NPR - Ursula K. Le Guin, Whose Novels Plucked Truth From High Fantasy, Dies At 88

For a list of her works:

Her website:

Fantastic Fiction:

Internet Speculative Fiction Database:

For those of you who want to delve into her shorter works please check out The Unreal and the Real: The Selected Short Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin and The Found and the Lost: The Collected Novellas of Ursula K. Le Guin from Saga Press.

And note that Tin House Books has Ursula K. Le Guin: Conversations on Writing coming out in July.


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