Ursula K. Le Guin: Conversations on Writing

Ursula K. Le Guin: Conversations on Writing

by Ursula K. Le Guin, David Naimon

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ISBN-13: 9781941040997
Publisher: Tin House Books
Publication date: 04/03/2018
Pages: 150
Sales rank: 160,917
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Ursula K. Le Guin published twenty-one novels, eleven volumes of short stories, four collections of essays, twelve books for children, six volumes of poetry and four of translation, and has received the Hugo, Nebula, Endeavor, Locus, Tiptree, Sturgeon, PEN/Malamud, and National Book awards and the Pushcart and Janet Heidinger Kafka prizes, among others. In recent years she received lifetime achievement awards from the World Fantasy Awards, Los Angeles Times, Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association, and Willamette Writers, as well as the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Grand Master Award, the Library of Congress “Living Legend” award, and the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. Le Guin was the recipient of the Association for Library Service to Children’s May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award and the Margaret Edwards Award. She lived in Portland, Oregon, and her website is www.ursulakleguin.com.

David Naimonis a writer and host of the radio show and podcast Between The Covers in Portland, Oregon. His work has appeared in Tin House, AGNI, Fourth Genre, Boulevard, ZYZZYVA, and elsewhere. His writing has been reprinted in The Best Small Fictions 2016 andcitedin the 2016PushcartPrize volume, The Best AmericanEssays2015,and The Best American Travel Writing 2015. His podcast and writing can be found at:www.davidnaimon.com

Hometown:

Portland, Oregon

Date of Birth:

October 21, 1929

Place of Birth:

Berkeley, California

Education:

B.A., Radcliffe College; M.A., Columbia University, 1952

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