Left Hand of Darkness: A Room

Left Hand of Darkness: A Room

One of the books that rocked my world as a young adult was Ursula K. Le Guin‘s Left Hand of Darkness. The reason this book struck me with such force in young adulthood is that it emphasized different aspects of the typical science-fiction journey. I read many...
Celebrating Tim Powers

Celebrating Tim Powers

On this day, I’m celebrating the birthday of Tim Powers, SFF writer extraordinaire. February 29, 1952 I was on a bus in Seattle when I first read a book by Tim Powers. I’d picked up a ratty paperback of Expiration Date in some used bookstore’s...
Ursula Le Guin

Ursula Le Guin

Posted on the day Ursula Le Guin died October 21, 1929 – January 22, 2018 I’m saddened to hear of the passing of Ursula Le Guin. In honor of her legacy, here’s an excerpt from acceptance speech when she received the National Book Foundation’s Medal...