Incredible Good Fortune: New Poems (Paperback)

New Poems

By Ursula K. Le Guin

Shambhala Publications, 9781590304228, 96pp.

Publication Date: February 13, 2007



These warm, funny, and eloquent poems, spanning the years 2000 to 2005, by the celebrated author of "Always Coming Home" and "The Language of the Night, "showcase Le Guin's many facets as a writer.

About the Author

Ursula K. Le Guin is the winner of the Hugo, Nebula, Gandalf, Kafka, and National Book Awards. She is the author of many short stories and more than fifteen novels, including "The Left Hand of Darkness "and "The Dispossessed." She is also an honored author of children's books, poetry, and criticism.

Praise For Incredible Good Fortune: New Poems

"Le Guin's down-to-earth, intensely personal voice is unmistakable."—Los Angeles Times

“Short and sweet, these verses are simple and honest.”—Library Journal

 “This sixth gathering of poems comprises compact and often songlike work, adroit in both Western and non-Western modes.”—Publishers Weekly

“These poems are musical; in turns fierce, playful, sunlit, dark; always in her own clear voice. She writes powerfully of love, aging, and illness, and her strong social vision never wavers.”—Naomi Replansky

“Here is a book to lift the spirits of all ages of readers—give it to your favorite teenager as well as your wisest elder. It is rich, resonant, and simply wonderful.”—Naomi Shihab Nye