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A Fisherman of the Inland Sea
is a 1994 collection of short stories
A short story is a work of fiction that is usually written in prose, often in narrative format. This format tends to be more pointed than longer works of fiction, such as novellas and novels. Short story definitions based on length differ somewhat, even among professional writers, in part because...
and novellas by Ursula K. Le Guin
Ursula Kroeber Le Guin is an American author. She has written novels, poetry, children's books, essays, and short stories, notably in fantasy and science fiction...
. The collection was second in the 1995 Locus Award
The Locus Award is a literary award established in 1971 and presented to winners of Locus magazine's annual readers' poll. Currently, the Locus Awards are presented at an annual banquet...
poll in the collection category.
The stories in the collection are:
- "The First Contact with the Gorgonids"
- "Newton's Sleep"
- "The Ascent of the North Face"
- "The Rock That Changed Things"
- "The Kerastion"
- The Shobies' Story
The Shobies' Story is a 1990 science fiction novella by American writer Ursula K. Le Guin, describing a society in which consensus matters more than individual viewpoints. The Shobies' Story posits a reality that emerges as the sum of what all the participants say: a meta-narrative, a...
- "Dancing to Ganam"
- "Another Story OR A Fisherman of the Inland Sea"