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PROFILE

Portlander Ursula K. Le Guin is Breathing Fire to Save American Literature

At 85, she may be Portland’s greatest writer. She may also be the fiercest.

  • By Taylor Clark
  • Published 07/20/2015
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BOOKS & TALKS

Ursula K. Le Guin Burns Down the National Book Awards

The local literary supernova brought the book world to its feet with an acceptance speech that censured Amazon and sparked an international frenzy.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 11/20/2014
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LITERATURE FROM THE BLAST ZONE

Coming Back to the Lady

Legendary Portland author Ursula K. Le Guin offers a perspective on the blast and changing landscape of Mount St. Helens.

  • By Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Published 06/02/2014
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 15-18

A trio of great plays, a trio of great authors (Ursula K. Le Guin, Cheryl Strayed, and Lidia Yuknavitch), and tickets go on sale to Lauryn Hill (sans Fugees trio).

  • By Danielle Klenak, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/15/2014
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MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: March 2014

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Ursula K. Le Guin to the Portlandia statue.

  • By Matty Newton
  • Published 03/03/2014
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BOOKS & TALKS

2014 Oregon Book Awards Finalists Announced

Ursula K. Le Guin, Mary Szybist, Graham Salisbury, Joe Sacco, and Craig Thompson round out this year's contenders. Winners announced March 17.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/06/2014
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ARTS NEWS

Breaking: New Gallery to Open in Pearl

Theo Downes–Le Guin (the son of Ursula K. Le Guin) will open Upfor in September, focusing on digital and new media.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg and Aaron Scott
  • Published 07/25/2013
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CULTUREPHILE

Hand2Mouth Theatre and Portland Playhouse Team Up to Tackle a Sci-Fi Classic

Two of Portland's brightest theater companies combine forces to stage Ursula K. Le Guin's The Left Hand of Darkness.

  • By Ben Waterhouse
  • Published 05/01/2013
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Article

Book Smarts

So you call yourself a Portlander? Not unless you own a dog-eared copy of every one of these classic titles.

  • By Christian DeBenedetti
  • Published 05/19/2009
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