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Celebrate Octavia E. Butler's 75th Birthday on June 22nd

Honor the mother of Afrofuturism. 

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  • Photo Credit: Featured image via Museum of Pop Culture on YouTube / Photoshop
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  • Young Butler. 

    Photo Credit: Octavia E. Butler papers. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

"What Octavia Butler Gave Us," by Nisi Shawl

"We Must Manifest Earthseed," by adrienne maree brown

An Excerpt From Star Child, by Ibi Zoboi

Samuel R. Delany on Butler's Continued Relevancy

"My Humbling First Meeting With Octavia Butler," by Butler's Editor Betsy Mitchell

An Interview With Toshi Reagon on Adapting Parable of the Sower for the Stage

Want to explore more Butler? Click below to download a free booklet celebrating her work!

Celebrate Octavia Butler's 75th Birthday