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Octavia Estelle Butler (June 22, 1947 – February 24, 2006)...

wikipedia - 23 Jun 2018
Octavia Estelle Butler (June 22, 1947 – February 24, 2006) 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.
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Octavia Butler and America as only Black women see it

Syfy Wire - 17 Oct 2018
Octavia E. Butler was one such writer. This year marks 20 years since the publication of one of her most inspired and radically profound novels, Parable of the Talents. This is a book which saw America through the “double consciousness” which W.E.B. ...
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Google Doodle Honors Science Fiction Author Octavia E. Butler

Space.com - 22 Jun 2018
Google honored the legacy of famed science fiction author Octavia E. Butler with her own Google Doodle today (June 22), which would have been the writer's 71st birthday. Butler, who died in 2006, was a prolific science fiction writer who received ...
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Vincent Bernard

Black Enterprise - 06 Oct 2018
I am a Brooklyn born writer with Southern roots hailing from East New York, Brooklyn - not gentrified Neo Brooklyn of now but the hard street version of Brooklyn's past. I live and breath literature, pop culture, fashion, and various "lifestyle ...
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Link Wins Genius Grant

Locus Online - 04 Oct 2018
Previous winners of genre interest include writers Octavia E. Butler, Junot Díaz, Virginia Hamilton, Jonathan Lethem, Karen Russell, George Saunders, Jesmyn Ward, and author/artist David Macaulay. For more, see the MacArthur Foundation site.
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A New Statue For The Harvey Awards 2018

Bleeding Cool News - 27 Sep 2018
KINDRED by Octavia E. Butler, adapted by Damian Duffy and illustrated by John Jennings (Abrams ComicArts) * LIGHTER THAN MY SHADOW by Katie Green (Lion Forge) * MONSTRESS by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda (Image) * MY FAVORITE THING IS ...
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News of Record

Daytona Beach News-Journal - 23 Oct 2018
ARREST RECORDS: For a list of arrests, daytonamugshots.com. SUITS: M&T Bank v. Richard V. Davis, real property; Nicholas Decker v. Gage Ryan Merrill, auto negligence; Janis Brust v. Edward Briggs, auto negligence; Wilmington Savings Fund Society ...
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NYCC '18: The Harvey Awards Winners

Multiversity Comics (press release) - 06 Oct 2018
The ceremony for the Harvey Awards were held last night. This year's Harveys marked the 30th anniversary of the awards, and the first to be held at New York Comic Con since their move from Baltimore Comic-Con. The number of categories has been ...
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Get to know National Youth Poet Laureate Patricia Frazier

Chicago Tribune - 20 Jun 2018
National Youth Poet Laureate Patricia Frazier said the written word — particularly that of fellow black female Chicago writers and activists — has always found her: She grew up in the Ida B. Wells Homes and attended Gwendolyn Brooks College ...
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The Re-Re-Rewriter: Octavia E. Butler and the MAYBE Book

lareviewofbooks - 13 Jan 2018
Gerry Canavan's Octavia E. Butler — a recent entry in the University of Illinois Press's Modern Masters of Science Fiction series — fills in some of the gaps left by the author's too early death. Canavan was one of the first scholars to access the ...
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2018 Hugo Voting Report

Locus Online - 10 Oct 2018
Luminescent Threads: Connections to Octavia E. Butler, edited by Alexandra Pierce & Mimi Mondal, led all the way in the voting for third place. Fourth place was more of a contest, with Liz Bourke's Sleeping With Monsters: Readings and Reactions in ...
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7 reasons to read '1000 Books to Read Before You Die'

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 28 Sep 2018
Even in a stock limited to that number, I would have found room for Octavia E. Butler's "Kindred" (1979), a novel that grapples with slavery in America and its ramifications in a complex way. A purpose of his book is to start these kinds of ...
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How We're Getting By: A Survival Guide for Journalists

Rewire.News - 11 Oct 2018
Some of those worlds can offer us hope or blueprints for change, like one of my favorite novels: Parable of the Sower, by a heroine of mine: Octavia E. Butler. Especially if your time is limited, like mine is, I recommend The Found and the Lost: The ...
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Uniting, uplifting and empowering a community of color in Lowell

Lowell Sun - 29 May 2018
An informal book club was formed to discuss the book "Kindred" by Octavia E. Butler, and soon it became the inspiration for the name of the project. The mission of The Kindred Project was originally meant for both the black and Latinx communities in ...
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Samantha Hunt: By the Book

New York Times - 21 Jun 2018
Octavia E. Butler's “Parable of the Sower.” Butler possessed a crystal ball. Is there a classic novel you return to as a touchstone? Faulkner's “As I Lay Dying.” Never the same river twice, even if that river sweeps your mom's dead body and your ...
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A Prescient Sci-Fi 'Parable' Gets Set to Music

New York Times - 01 Jan 2018
When the plot of a dystopian novel and the daily churn of the news cycle start overlapping, admiration for a given author's prescience may make way for alarm. Take Octavia E. Butler's 1993 “Parable of the Sower.” Set in the 2020s, it describes an ...

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