Ursula K. Le Guin

Every Ursula K. Le Guin TV and Movie Adaptation in the Works, So Far

Stephen King isn’t the only author who’s becoming more and more prevalent on the big and small screens. It was just announced that Ursula K. Le …

Science Fiction

Quentin Tarantino finally gets to just straight-up stick Bruce Lee in one of his movies

<b>Welcome to Development Hell, the fiery pit into which we fling recent developments in casting, distribution, and everything else that’s new and</b> …

Bruce Lee

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Nine Lives to Become a Feature Film

Nine Lives, a novelette from the late sci-fi great, Ursula K. Le Guin, is being developed as a movie. • facebook <br>• twitter <br>• google+ <br>• tumblr <br>News Books …

Science Fiction

‘Nine Lives’ Marks a Rare Ursula K. Le Guin Adaptation

From the author who frequently denied Hollywood comes a moon-based sci-fi cloning comedy. Yeah, another one.<p>While some novelists are happy to sign …

Science Fiction

Four summer books you might have missed

Summer whizzes by, books get buzzed about, noted on “best of” and “to be read” lists, and then — blammo! — the talk turns to fall books. Wait, what …

Books

5 Tips for Attracting More Readers With a Killer First Sentence.

In a society, with a short attention span, it is essential to get it right from the start. How do you draw people in to read what you have written? …

Creative Writing

Tuesday Smillie Wins Rose Art Museum's Artist-in-Residence Award

Tuesday Smillie, <i>Street Transvestites</i>, 2015, textile, beads, buttons, and bits.<p>COURTESY THE ARTIST<p>Brandeis University’s Rose Art Museum in Waltham, …

Art

The Woman Behind James Tiptree, Jr.

When popular science fiction writer James Tiptree, Jr., acclaimed as an epitome of masculine writing, publicly revealed in 1977 that she was actually …

Ursula K. Le Guin

Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay

<i>The PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay aims to preserve the dignity and esteem that the essay form imparts to literature. The</i> …

Books

The Science of Fiction: David Naimon on Ursula K. Le Guin - Los Angeles Review of Books

This week’s podcast is an homage to Ursula K. Le Guin from her final collaborator. David Naimon joins co-hosts Kate Wolf, Medaya Ocher, and Eric …

Books

Boot Boyz Biz’s new collab is a tribute to women like Ursula K. Le Guin

The approach Boot Boyz Biz takes to bootlegging and designing graphic t-shirts is almost academic. The founders, hailing from Chicago, dig deep on their references, trawling everything from internet databases to libraries and dredging up a vast collection of images, phrases, fonts, and ideas for …

Ursula K. Le Guin

Fireside Chat – Pete Swanson: Freedom To Spend Label Special

Courtesy of Pete Swanson<p>Recontextualizing synthesizer music from the past, Pete Swanson’s Freedom To Spend label explores rips in time and space.<p>Pete …

Vinyl Records

Give Peace A Bass – invader.FM – 12.07.18 – Radio show

Invader.FM – 12.07.18 – Give Peace A Bass - Radio Show — with Donna Neda from Hamburg<p>Vinyl only:<br>Mo Kolours<br>Ursula K. Le Guin & Todd Barton<br>Afro-Haitian …

Horns

The Future Is Female! 25 Classic Science Fiction Stories by Women, from Pulp Pioneers to Ursula K. Le Guin | Library of America

The Future Is Female! 25 Classic Science Fiction Stories by Women, from Pulp Pioneers to Ursula K. Le Guin<p>Edited by Lisa Yaszek<p><b>Space-opera heroines,</b> …

Popular Fiction

Penguin Reinvents Classic Sci-Fi Book Covers With Clever Type Design

How do you sum up a fictional world with a font?<p>In the ’60s and ’70s, the lurid, fanciful covers of science-fiction and fantasy paperbacks didn’t usually waste much time with typography. Instead, the designers put all of their efforts into illustrating the bizarre worlds contained within. So look …

Typography

Space the Nation: Workers of the off-world, unite!

Many, including myself, have picked up on the link between increased activism among millennials and that generation having grown up on the heroics of …

Women's News

Video: See how a scene from A Game of Thrones is translated from book to screen

This summer, HBO is teaming up with the New York Public Library for #ReadingIsLit, a celebration of stroytelling that will highlight books and …

Game of Thrones

Books George RR Martin recommends to “Game of Thrones” fans

George R.R. Martin has an omnivorous appetite for books, movies, and TV. Over the years, the Song of Ice and Fire series author has recommended dozens of works of entertainment on his blog and in interviews: historical novels, thrillers, epic fantasy, literary science fiction.<p>Now, for the …

Game of Thrones

George R.R. Martin suggests 9 books to read this summer

Winter is not coming anytime soon. That’s true in both a literal sense (much of the world is entering summer right now) and a literary one — George …

Books

WWGRRMR: What Would George R.R. Martin Read?

Fans of George R.R. Martin—author of the Song of Ice and Fire series, among other hugely successful fantasy novels—have seen his imagined worlds …

Books

Locus Award winners include N.K. Jemisin, Victor LaValle and John Scalzi

The winners of the Locus Awards, considered some of the most prestigious prizes in science fiction, fantasy and horror literature, were announced Saturday in Seattle, with N.K. Jemisin, Victor LaValle and Times critic at large John Scalzi among the honorees.<p>Jemisin won for best fantasy novel for …

Science Fiction

‘Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin’ Is a Beautiful Tour of Her Life and Fiction

Arwen Curry's documentary ‘Worlds of Urusula K. Le Guin’ took a decade to make, but the wait was well worth it.<p><i>This article is part of the</i> <i>Motherboard Guide to Cinema</i> <i>, a semi-regular column exploring foreign and obscure speculative films.</i><p>On January 22, the writer Ursula K. Le Guin died in her home …

FACT mix 657: Beatrice Dillon

<b>A life-affirming blend of disparate sounds from one of the world’s most exciting crate diggers.</b>Growing up in London, <b>Beatrice Dillon</b> was surrounded by …

Music

An Ursula K. Le Guin Documentary That Was a Decade in the Making Finally Got Its World Premiere

A new documentary about late Portland author Ursula Le Guin premiered yesterday at the UK's Sheffield Doc/Fest to raves.<p>Directed by Arwen Curry,</i> …

Oregon

Employees At Churchill High School In Oregon Cautioned After Kneeling During National Anthem

Five Churchill High School staff members have been cautioned after taking a knee during the national anthem at a student assembly June 1.<p>The five …

High School

Banc #17

Ursula K. Le Guin & Todd Barton - Heron Dance (Freedom to Spend - 2018)<br>Nadine Byrne - Time is present, vague and formless (Ideal Recordings - …

Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin: A Poet’s Legacy

Ursula K. Le Guin is best known for her groundbreaking, visionary, bestselling science fiction and fantasy novels, but throughout her life, she …

Creative Writing

This Ursula K. Le Guin Documentary Reveals How Much The Author Struggled To Write Women In Sci-Fi

When Ursula K. Le Guin died in January, the beloved author left a massive hole in the hearts of fans who admired her groundbreaking work in science …

Science Fiction

If You Liked A Game of Thrones, Try These...

This summer at The New York Public Library, Reading Is Lit.Everything starts with a great story! If you love pop culture hits from HBO, you can go …

Books

Nine Years In The Works, ‘Ursula K. Le Guin’ Documentary Is Finally Set For Release

After nearly ten years in the making, the retrospective documentary about the life and work of acclaimed science fiction author Ursula K. Le Guin, …

Science Fiction