Ursula K LeGuin


Novels of the Ekumen

The Telling. (2000)
The Word for World Is Forest. (1976)
The Dispossessed: An Ambiguous Utopia. (1974)
The Left Hand of Darkness. (1969)
City of Illusion. (1967)
Planet of Exile. (1966)
Rocannon's World. (1966)

Books of Earthsea

The Other Wind. (2001)
Tales from Earthsea. (2001)
Tehanu. (1990)
The Farthest Shore. (1972)
The Tombs of Atuan. (1970)
A Wizard of Earthsea. (1968)

Books of the Western Shore

Powers (2007)
Voices (2006)
Gifts (2004)

Other Novels

Always Coming Home. (1985)
The Eye of the Heron. (1983)
The Compass Rose. (1982)
The Beginning Place. (1980)
Malafrena. (1979)
Very Far away from Anywhere Else. (1976)
The Lathe of Heaven. (1971)


Born: 1929 in Berkeley, California

Won the 2004 Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in young adult literature, presented by Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA).

In 1953 married historian Charles A. Le Guin. She has three children, three grandchildren and lives in Oregon.

Ursula K LeGuin attended Radcliffe College and Columbia University, was a French instructor at Mercer College and the University of Idaho, and was a lecturer or writer in residence at a number of colleges and universities.

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