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A new literary prize in honor of Ursula K. Le Guin will recognize “realists of a larger reality.”

Today, on what would have been Ursula K. Le Guin’s 92nd birthday, the Ursula K. Le Guin Literary Trust announced a new annual prize in honor of the beloved writer: the Ursula K. Le Guin Prize for Fiction, which will be awarded for the first time in 2022 and come with a $25,000 cash prize. […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-10-21 13:30:29 UTC ]
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The Unruly Energy of Ursula K. Le Guin

At the London Review of Books, Colin Burrow reflects on how Ursula K. Le Guin‘s narrative prowess flourished within the constraints of science fiction and children’s literature. “Fiction needs the unruly energies of indeterminacy,” Burrow writes, “of being partly inside the mind of the reader,... Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2021-01-20 21:30:12 UTC ]
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Harlan Ellison's The Last Dangerous Visions may finally be published, after five-decade wait

Sci-fi anthology stalled since 1974 will be produced by executor, screenwriter J Michael Straczynski, adding stories by today’s big-name SF writersIt is the great white whale of science fiction: an anthology of stories by some of the genre’s greatest names, collected in the early 1970s by Harlan... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-16 14:38:59 UTC ]
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Desert-island books: Science fiction tales set in isolation that feel just right now

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea novels, Christopher Priest’s “The Islanders” and more Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-04 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Such Abnormal Activity: On “The Best of R. A. Lafferty”

THE FUTURE OF THE PAST is not good business, or so might a science fiction fan conclude when they survey a typical American bookstore. You’ll find few titles more than 40 years old on the shelves, and those present are usually by Ursula K. Le Guin, Frank Herbert, Philip K. Dick, Isaac Asimov, or... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-08-03 19:00:30 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: November 12, 2018

Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney has the #1 book in the country – again – with ‘The Meltdown.’ Plus musicians tell their stories in two new titles, and Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea Cycle gets an illustrated omnibus. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Long Soldier, Zhang, Le Guin Win At 2018 PEN Literary Awards

PEN's revamped awards ceremony, replete with jazz combo and an Oscars-style "In Memoriam" video, was held at New York University on February 20. Layli Long Soldier, Jenny Zhang, and the late Ursula K. Le Guin were among the winners. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Gets Support in Google Case

Malcolm Gladwell and Ursula K. Le Guin, are among those supporting the Authors Guild’s bid to have the Supreme Court review its case against Google. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ursula K. Le Guin Urges Amazon Book Buying Boycott

SF grand dame Ursula K Le Guin, writes, 'Every book purchase made from Amazon is a vote for a culture without content and without contentment.' The post Ursula K. Le Guin Urges Amazon Book Buying Boycott appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ursula K. Le Guin to Receive NBF Lifetime Achievement Award

Neil Gaiman will present the medal to Le Guin at the 65th National Book Awards ceremony on November 19, in New York City. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Capra Press Revived

When Noel Young launched Santa Barbara–based Capra Press in 1969 and began to publish a literary who’s who of writers that included Anaïs Nin, Henry Miller, Raymond Carver, Lawrence Durrell, and Ursula K. Le Guin it was a vibrant time for independent bookstores and small presses, the beginning... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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