Ursula K. Le Guin is one of the most celebrated writers of
her generation, recipient of multiple Hugo, Nebula, Locus, and
World Fantasy Awards. In 2014, she was awarded the National Book
Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American
Brian Attebery, editor, is professor of English at Idaho State University and the editor of Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts. He edited The Norton Book of Science Fiction (1997) with Ursula K. Le Guin and Karen Joy Fowler and is the author of Stories About Stories: Fantasy and the Remaking of Myth (2014) and Decoding Gender in Science Fiction (2002), among other books.
"Genre cannot contain Ursula Le Guin: she is a genre in herself."
"Ursula Le Guin can lift fiction to the level of poetry and compress it to the density of allegory."
"Belongs in the library of everyone who enjoys the best that science fiction has to offer." -Locus Magazine