Ursula K. Le Guin

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(October 21, 1929 – January 23, 2018)

Ursula K. Le Guin, a United States pro writer of fantasy, lived in Portland, Oregon. She was first published in the ’60s with more-or-less straightforward sf and the classic Earthsea Trilogy of YA fantasy books.

She was GoH at the 1975 Worldcon, Aussiecon One and also received the 1970 Best Novel Hugo, the 1973 Best Novella Hugo, the 1974 Best Short Story Hugo, the 1975 Best Novel Hugo, and the 1988 Best Novelette Hugo.

She admitted to having been an editor of Venom.

A remembrance of Le Guin by John L. Coker III appeared in the 1st Quarter 2018 issue (New Series #55) of Scientifiction: The First Fandom Report.

Awards, Honors and GoHships:

Video of Aussiecon GoH speech (IA)

Profile in the Science Fiction Encyclopedia

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