Welcome! This is a fansite for Octavia E. Butler, a visionary and award-winning science-fiction author. This blog has a strong collection of content by, and about, Octavia Butler. We want to hear from you! You can write a brief note in the Guestbook or comment on one of the posts.  Also, we would love to post your essays and longer notes in our fan essays section; use the contact us page to submit a post.  Enjoy!
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Pic- Washington Post

Pic- Washington Post“Octavia Butler won the highest honors in science fiction writing, the Nebula and Hugo awards. Photo Credit: Cheung Ching Ming” http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/photo/2006/02/27/PH2006022701489.html

Pic- Seattle P.I.

Pic- Seattle P.I.“Octavia Butler was one of the Northwest’s most prominent science fiction writers. (February 26, 2006) Credit: Joshua Trujillo/Seattle Post-Intelligencer” http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/photos/photo.asp?PhotoID=85382

Links to some sites

Birthday

Born

June 22, 1947

Passed

February 24, 2006

Predicting the future

Attached below is a brief essay by Ms. Butler, from Essence magazine (2000). The article, "Brave New Worlds", includes an essay from Edwidge Danticat.

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