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All My Best Words Were Hers: A Tribute to Ursula Le Guin

All My Best Words Were Hers: A Tribute to Ursula Le Guin

Apr 30, 2019-- The impact of literature and specifically, an author, on a person can be "unfathomable." In this tender tribute, Isaac Yuen recounts the many ways Ursula K. Le Guin influenced his life and his writing. He admits he is "only a fan." He confesses his inadequacy in expressing how her work guides his: "I write about how reading her words transported me to strange worlds and into new souls, how that sparked my own journeys as a reader and a writer. The sentiment is trite. I steal her own words to say what she already knows. I cannot say what I mean. I cannot find the way." And yet, he does. With profound love, he shares the legacy she leaves for him and the world. (5196 reads)


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