Ursula K. Le Guin “Out Here”

Oct 29, 2010 2 Comments by

Producer Dmae Roberts presents an encore broadcast of her documentary profile of legendary author Ursula K. Le Guin. The author of 40 plus books, Le Guin is a much gifted and prolific writer much loved by fans around the world. And in this half hour Oregon Treasures special on December 7th at 11am on KBOO 90.7 FM, Le Guin shares thoughts about her work and the Oregon landscapes that have inspired her. This show originally aired on November 2, 2010.

Best known for her literary science fiction and fantasy books, Le Guin crosses all genres.  She recently published a book of poetry and drawings with photographs by Roger Dorband. They are doing a series of readings which started with a book launch at Looking Glass Books in Sellwood. Roberts also visited with Le Guin recently at her home to talk about her works and career.

Ursula K. Le Guin -Photo: Richard Jensen

Dmae also attended a book party for “Out Here” at the Looking Glass Bookstore. Le Guin said it was the very first book launch she’s ever had.

Oregon Treasures is a special series with funding by the Regional Arts and Culture Council.

This year long series produced by Dmae Roberts brings to light veteran arts organizations and artists who have made an impact for several decades on the artistic landscape of Oregon.

Throughout 2010, Stage and Studio will air these creative feature stories and  highly produced half-hour specials of lengthy portraits.

You can hear Stage & Studio at the KBOO website or on 90.7FM live at 11am Tuesdays.

Or you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes so you don’t have to miss a show.
Books, Literary Arts, Oregon Treasures, Readings

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Dmae Roberts, host/producer of Stage & Studio

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    […] The half hour audio documentary covers a range of subjects, including Ms. Le Guin’s latest project, Out Here, a book of poetry and drawings, with photographs by Roger Dorband. Additional topics include Ms. Le Guin’s approach to writing and storytelling; her opposition to the Authors Guild v. Google settlement proposal; and her thoughts on gender in literary arts. • The show is available for download as an mp3. • It’s available as a podcast from iTunes. • Or you can stream it from the website of Stage and Studio. […]