A Fisherman of the Inland Sea

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A Fisherman of the Inland Sea
First edition
Author Ursula K. Le Guin
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction
Publisher Harper Prism
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 191
ISBN 0-06-105200-0
OCLC 30895953
813/.54 20
LC Class PS3562.E42 F57 1994

A Fisherman of the Inland Sea is a 1994 collection of short stories and novellas by Ursula K. Le Guin. The collection was second in the 1995 Locus Award poll in the collection category.[1]


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
  • "Dancing to Ganam"
  • "Another Story OR A Fisherman of the Inland Sea"


  1. ^ 1995 Locus Awards Archived November 20, 2005, at the Wayback Machine.. Accessed January 23, 2006
  • Bernardo, Susan M.; Murphy, Graham J. (2006). Ursula K. Le Guin: A Critical Companion (1st ed.). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. ISBN 0-313-33225-8. 
  • Cadden, Mike (2005). Ursula K. Le Guin Beyond Genre: Fiction for Children and Adults (1st ed.). New York, NY: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-99527-2. 
  • Le Guin, Ursula (1994). A Fisherman of the Inland Sea (1st ed.). Harper Prism. ISBN 0-06-105200-0. 
  • Le Guin, Ursula (2010). Pêcheur de la mer Intérieure. Editions Souffle du Rêve. ISBN 978-2-918056-07-2.