Dreaming of Ursula

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I’ve extended the submission deadline for my new anthology project in tribute to the sci fi visionary Ursula K. Le Guin until May 2, so I figured I should use these extra few weeks to read those books of hers that have thus far escaped my reading hours. This week, that’s The Lathe of Heaven. This novel is different from … Read More

Big News in the New Year!

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The tail end of 2018 was full of changes on my end–not the least of which was moving across the country to Santa Fe, New Mexico. (Don’t worry, though, Oregon friends–I’m retaining my dual citizenship!) In the midst of it all, there’s been some news I’ve been sitting on that I’m SORT OF REALLY EXCITED to share, now that it’s … Read More

Friday Roundup: Ursula K. Le Guin on Racism, Anarchy, and Hearing Her Characters Speak

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I love the work of Ursula K. Le Guin, and in this I’m not alone. Though she’s primarily known as a science fiction (SF) writer, her admirers include literary heavyweights like David Mitchell, Salman Rushdie, and the fabulous Zadie Smith, who said that “Le Guin writes as well as any non-‘genre’ writer alive.” In this interview, reposted from Structo this week … Read More