Over the course of her career, URSULA K. LE GUIN has published more than sixty books of fiction, fantasy, children's literature, poetry, drama, criticism, and translation. She is the winner of many awards, including the PEN/Malamud Award and the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
"A must-read for intermediate and advanced writers of fiction and
memoir." --Library Journal, STARRED "A succinct, clear, and
encouraging companion for aspiring writers." --Kirkus Reviews "It
would be churlish to deny the benefits of this thoughtful, concise
volume...In essence, Le Guin reveals the art of craft and the craft
of art...this book is a star by which to set one's course."
--Publishers Weekly, STARRED
"There is no better spirit in all of American letters than that of Ursula Le Guin." -- Slate
"Le Guin is a writer of enormous intelligence and wit, a master
storyteller with the humor and force of a Twain. She creates
stories for everyone from New Yorker literati to the hardest
audience, children. She remakes every genre she uses." -- Boston