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Tributes to Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin, photo by Marian Wood Kolisch

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Only in Silence the Word: After Ursula

Ursula K. Le Guin by Eileen Gunn

Some writers are just—more. More everything. More brilliant. More talented. More challenging, and more wickedly subversive. Ursula was all of those things, but even more than that, she was loved. I was her colleague in genre and here at Book … Continue reading

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Ursula K. Le Guin Has Left Us

Ursula K. Le Guin by Eileen Gunn

Author Ursula Le Guin has died, at the age of 88. She was a giant in the field—and by “the field,” I mean not just science fiction and fantasy, but the world of American letters. Winner of multiple Hugo and … Continue reading

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Remembering Ursula

by Brenda W. Clough Truly one of the giants of the field. I’m going to miss hearing about Pard.

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Goodbye Ursula Le Guin

When I first began teaching writing while I was at Chapman and eager to launch my “new career,” I got Ursula Le Guin’s book Steering the Craft and was powerfully impressed by what I learned from it along with my reading … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Ursulae

I posted a version of this to my blog the morning after Ursula Le Guin died — but the thing is, when you write something that soon, you forget things. You’re so caught up in the weight of the moment … Continue reading

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Flowers for Ursula

For a few years now, I’ve been posting my photos of roses every weekday on Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter. Usually they are just “Your morning roses,” but today I dedicated them to Ursula K. LeGuin. I will always be proud … Continue reading

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Thinking About Ursula

Ursula K. Le Guin by Eileen Gunn

Like most people, I found Ursula K. Le Guin through her books. In the late 70s, when I was pining for some decent fiction, someone pointed me toward the science fiction section in the bookstore. I read what they suggested, … Continue reading

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Remembering Ursula Le Guin

I just posted this at my own blog: A few years ago at a local SF/Fantasy con, I was getting food for myself and my husband at the buffet while he, because he is unable to move AND carry something … Continue reading

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A Favorite Memory

Ursula K. Le Guin

While my world is still reeling from the news of the loss of BVC’s beloved co-founder, Ursula, I kept replaying my few personal encounters with this giant of woman. I’m petite. She was shorter and more slender than me. But … Continue reading

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