Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-2018

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1929-10-21
Death 2018-01-22
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Ursula K. Le Guin (b. Oct. 21, 1929, Berkeley, CA-d. Jan. 22, 2018, Portland, OR) is an author noted for fantasy, science fiction, and children's literature. Born in California, her father was an anthropologist and her mother was a writer; she was educated at Radcliffe and Columbia. Her diverse and respected short stories and novels are built on themes of balance and the environment, and often express feminist concerns. Praised for creativity, elegant prose, and complex characters and settings, her work has won numerous awards.

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Subjects:

  • Fantasy fiction
  • Science fiction
  • Women authors--Correspondence
  • Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence

Occupations:

  • Authors

Places:

  • Portland, OR, US
  • Berkeley, CA, US