Ursula Chases Flying Squirrels #1

Ursula K. Le Guin -- Photo by Marian Wood KolischWomen Writers Are so Privileged —
Nobody Has to Fight Past Anything to Read Them

Ursula K. Le Guin

In a book about Ernest Hemingway’s boat called Hemingway’s Boat, Paul Hendricks laments how badly Hemingway’s writing has been neglected and how people who call him macho just don’t understand. To appreciate Hemingway, Hendricks says, “You just have to fight past the misconceptions and stereotypes.”

–UKL


Out Here coverUrsula K. Le Guin is a founding member of Book View Cafe. One of her recent books is Out Here: Poems and Images from Steens Mountain Country, co-authored with photographer Roger Dorband.

She will be at the SF Authorfest at Powell’s Bookstore in Beaverton, Sunday, November 13, 2011

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