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Octavia Butler

  1. a long talk
    ‘Our Task Was to Expand the Universe of the Book’After 43 years, Octavia Butler’s Kindred hits the screen. Showrunner Branden Jacobs-Jenkins awaits your critiques.
  2. profile
    The Spectacular Life of Octavia E. ButlerThe story of the girl who grew up in Pasadena, took the bus, loved her mom and grandmother, and wrote herself into the world.
  3. first person
    The Butler Journal Entry I Always Return ToThis page of the author’s journal is riveting for how it upends any tradition of shame around a relentless desire for success.
  4. close reads
    Misreading Octavia ButlerThe slavery interpretation the author couldn’t escape.
  5. books
    How to Write Like Octavia E. ButlerA few artists on how the author’s work has inspired them.
  6. octavia tv
    Time Travel Isn’t So Fun in the Kindred TrailerMallori Johnson stars in the TV adaptation of Octavia E. Butler’s historical sci-fi classic.
  7. sci-fi
    Another Octavia E. Butler Book Headed to TV With FX’s Kindred Pilot OrderWritten by Watchmen alum and playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins.
  8. Ava DuVernay Is Developing a TV Adaptation of Octavia Butler’s DawnFor the first time, the sci-fi author’s work may make it to TV.