Audio, Music, & Video Links

Read by the Author

Reading (Offsite)

  • Audiofile of UKL’s Lavinia reading at the Corvallis-Benton County Library MP3 [24Mb] Audiofile link
  • BBC Radio 7 celebrates UKL’s 80th birthday with her story “Diary of the Rose.” Read by Laurel Lefkow.
  • 18 October 2009

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The Spoken Word: Audio Interviews

  • Seattle Public Library podcast of the book launch event for the Aqueduct Press edition of Squaring the Circle, by Gheorghe Sasarman, translated by Mariano Martin Rodriguez (from the original Romanian to Spanish) and Ursula K. Le Guin (in association with MMR from Spanish to English). [1 hour, 28Mb MP3] 12 June 2013
  • Robin Morgan interviews UKL, Women’ Media Center live. 1 December 2012
  • Matthew Peterson interviews UKL for The Author Hour. Audio, transcript, and bonus questions. Audio File Icon 12 November 2009
  • Think & Drink, Oregon Council for the Humanities. UKL and Lani Roberts. [Part I] [Part II] [Photo]
  • 22 June 2009

  • Now available on UKL’s website: China Miéville interviews UKL about her life and work for BBC Radio 4, 17 March 2009.
  • Between the Covers”: Jim Schumock interviews UKL for KBOO radio. Streaming audio.
  • Online: NPR's Jacki Lyden interviews UKL on "All Things Considered," 26 April 2008. (Audio)
  • Between the Covers: John J. Miller interviews UKL at National Review Online. 24 April 2008. [Offsite link]
  • "Where Do You Get Your Ideas From?" Seattle Arts and Lectures Literary Series, 8 April 2002 [Offsite link: RealAudio]
  • Talk of the Nation, host Neal Conan; guests Daniel Grotta, Michael Drout, Ursula K. Le Guin discuss Tolkien. NPR, 18 December 2003. [Offsite link: RealMedia or WindowsMedia]
  • Elsewhere, Inverted, Utopia — Kurt Anderson interviews Ursula K. Le Guin for "Studio 360" at WNYC public radio. [Offsite link: RealAudio]

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