Ursula K. Le Guin
#200 Overall Influence

Ursula K. Le Guin

American fantasy and science fiction author

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Ursula Kroeber Le Guin was an American author best known for her works of speculative fiction, including science fiction works set in her Hainish universe, and the Earthsea fantasy series. She was first published in 1959, and her literary career spanned nearly sixty years, yielding more than twenty novels and over a hundred short stories, in addition to poetry, literary criticism, translations, and children’s books. Frequently described as an author of science fiction, Le Guin has also been called a “major voice in American Letters.” Le Guin herself said she would prefer to be known as an “American novelist”.

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Columbia University
Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

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University of Oregon
University of Oregon

Public research university in Eugene, Oregon

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Radcliffe College

Former women's college in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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#77 World Rank #15 USA Rank
Literature
#6408 World Rank #3228 USA Rank
Communications