Ursula K. Le Guin in the News!

Ursula K. Le Guin, photo by Marian Wood KolischUrsula K. Le Guin,  amazing and subversive writer and a Founding Member of BVC, is in the news this week:

The Fantastic Ursula K. Le Guin, by Julie Phillips. The New Yorker. “The literary mainstream once relegated her work to the margins. Then she transformed the mainstream.”

Ursula Le Guin Has Stopped Writing Fiction—but We Need Her More Than Ever, by Zoë Carpenter, at The Nation. The author on sexism, aging, and the radical possibilities of imaginative story telling.

At 86, Ursula K. Le Guin is finally getting the recognition she deserves — almost, by Michael Dirda. The Washington Post.

 

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Ursula K. Le Guin in the News! — 3 Comments

  1. I am so glad to see Michael Dirda weighing in here, too. He’s such a brilliant critic. The Nation piece was excellent, and I can’t wait to read the incomparable Julie Phillips on the incomparable Ursula K. Le Guin!

  2. “In truth, I don’t think she needs to. By now, a certain literature committee in Sweden must know that Ursula K. Le Guin is as Nobel-worthy as any other author alive.” — Dirda

    Too long for a tweet but I did want to quote him there.