“In order to rise
From its own ashes
Burn.” Octavia Butler from ‘A Parable of the Talents’
Octavia E. Butler American Fiction Writer is born.
Octavia Estelle Butler was an African-American science fiction writer. A multiple recipient of both the Hugo and Nebula awards, in 1995 she became the first science fiction writer to receive a MacArthur Fellowship.
Octavia Butler – Writer – Associated Links:
- Octavia Butler | Official Site: http://octaviabutler.org
- Octavia Butler | Biography: https://www.biography.com/people/octavia-e-butler-38207
- Octavia Butler | Britannica: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Octavia-E-Butler
- Octavia Butler | Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/default/e/B000AQ1SQE?redirectedFromKindleDbs=true
- The Octavia E. Butler Society | Official Site: https://oebsociety.wordpress.com
- Octavia Butler | Goodreads | Quotes: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/29535.Octavia_E_Butler
- “REVIEW: Scholar delivers a smart delivers a smart book about Octavia E. Spencer” | Missoulian: https://missoulian.com/review-scholar-delivers-a-smart-book-about-octavia-e-butler/article_410acb69-5a54-5bbf-aabe-6cd5021d7af1.html
- “Octavia Butler’s Prescient Vision of a Zealot Elected to Make America Great Again” | The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/books/second-read/octavia-butlers-prescient-vision-of-a-zealot-elected-to-make-america-great-again
- “Octavia E. Butler: A visionary among futurists” | CNN: https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/22/culture/octavia-e-butler/index.html